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Re: Backup and maintenance

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2006-11-11 10:52:13 CET

----- Jan Danielsson <jan.danielsson@gmail.com> wrote:
> Mark wrote:
> > Right, for daily maintenance of just having the dump there for
> backup
> > purposes, svnadmin dump is fine.
>
> Excellent, thanks.
>
> But it won't matter if someone uses the depot at Just The Wrong Time?
> I'm not saying that's an issue, but I'd like to know for future
> reference.

There's no issue doing that. 'svnadmin dump' will record the start and stop revisions, and start dumping. You can't change history (the contents of the file, etc), and revision property updates happen atomically, so there's no concern about dumping the repository while people are using it.

HTH!

-John

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