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Re: FSFS backup

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2006-01-20 19:18:30 CET

On 2006-01-18 11:15:06 -0500, Paul Koning wrote:
> >>>>> "Vincent" == Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn@vinc17.org> writes:
> Vincent> On 2006-01-18 00:09:57 -0800, Hari Kodungallur wrote:
> >> You can use the "svnadmin hotcopy" command. # svnadmin hotcopy
> >> /path/to/repository /path/to/backup/repository
> Vincent> BTW, is it only a backup system or a mirroring one?
> Vincent> i.e. can one access to /path/to/backup/repository with svn
> Vincent> reliably?
> Yes.

On 2006-01-18 11:36:50 -0800, Hari Kodungallur wrote:
> This command is only to do a backup. Mirroring, AFAIK, is not
> currently supported directly by subversion. You might want to look at
> SVK for mirroring.

Which one is right?

I considered using svk, but it doesn't currently have zsh completions.

On 2006-01-18 11:15:06 -0500, Paul Koning wrote:
> Vincent> Also, is there any plan to backup/mirror to a remote machine
> Vincent> with "svnadmin hotcopy" (with identical repositories)? Or do
> Vincent> I need another tool?
> If you NFS mount the output filesystem, that will give you remote
> backup.

I can't.

> If you can't do that, you can tar up the output, ftp or scp
> it across, and untar it. That should do the job...

Too inefficient (rsync would be better) and unreliable, and it would
no longer be a mirroring system then.

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