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Re: using hotcopy through a network drive

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-02 21:31:00 CEST

Rodrigo Cesar Gevaerd de Faria wrote:
> Actually I wish to hotcopy "from" a network drive with the subversion
> repository, as a way to backup it. Assuming that there are users
> concurrently using the repository, my question is if I could run this
> command from another computer through a network share, or if it could be run
> only locally on the computer that servers the repository.
> I don't know much about the BDB, but what I read about it in the svn
> book, I think that if this command does not create any db lock, just copies
> the files in a specific order, maybe there would be no problem. Or maybe
> there is... because of the file locking being different in the network
> share?

I still don't think there will be any problems... the only possible
contention is in your repository, but hotcopy knows how to handle this.
The output is just writing data as far as I know.

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