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Re: using subversion as a workstation backup mechanism

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-14 12:13:38 CET

On Mar 13, 2006, at 22:13, Tim Harvey wrote:

> - automate a script that runs nightly (via task scheduler) on the
> user workstation that does the following:
> - svn add all new files
> - svn del all missing files
> - svn commit
> Does anyone see any issues with this? [snip]

That's a bad idea:


> - have other people implemented automated backup mechanisms using
> this concept

I would recommend looking for software designed to back up
workstations, and not try to make a revision control system do this.

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