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Re: Keeping a hot/live FSFS repo for failover

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-11-16 17:50:06 CET

On 11/16/06, Kyle Kline <kyle.kline@gmail.com> wrote:
> One more follow-up on this:
>
> I notice the UUID of the backup repo is different than the live repo, which
> would cause issues with commits if we had to failover.
>
> Is the below approach sufficient:
> copied the *backup* UUID as UUID.backup
> copied the live UUID file into the *backup* as UUID.live
>
> In the event of a failover, do a
> copy UUID.live UUID (windows folks, sorry)
>
> And when "failing back" to primary, to turn it back into the sync/backup
> copy UUID.backup UUID
>
>
> (Same with revprop 0, have a 0.backup and a 0.live)

There is a "nicer" way to do it via svnadmin described in
http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/svnsync.txt, but yeah,
you've got the general idea.

-garrett

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