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Re: hotbackup & FSFS repos

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-18 22:17:53 CET

On 1/18/06, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1@ryandesign.com> wrote:
> On Jan 18, 2006, at 15:47, Paul Koning wrote:
> >> i dont need to bother with hotbackups with FSFS repos,
> >> correct? only use that with berkeley db-based repos?
> >
> > I wonder. The doc doesn't say that, and hotcopy certainly works just
> > fine with FSFS.
> >
> > It sure would be nice to have a supported "cold copy" procedure. So
> > far I have a lot of rumor on how to construct one but no guidance from
> > the most knowledgeable people...
> I thought I had heard on this list that doing a regular filesystem
> copy of a live FSFS repository is perfectly fine, and that though the
> hotcopy procedure would work too, it was unnecessary.

Regular filesystem copy will work as long as the order of copy is done
correctly. If not use hotcopy, which will do the copy in the right
Read the Backup notes towards the end of this file

-Hari Kodungallur
SpikeSource Inc.
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