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Re: Complete backup on windows

From: Kalle Klovn <nyhetsgrupper_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-16 18:21:43 CET

Thank you, But if it is not totaly required I don't want to install python.
Will it be good enough just to run the svnadmin hotcopy directly? How do I
recover a backup created by svnadmin hotcopy?

On 11/16/06, eg <egoots@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Kalle Klovn wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have svn running under apache on a windows 2003 box. The repository is
> > not big so disk storage is not an issue. There are only a few users
> > using this repository so uptime is not very important (if it take 10
> > minutes to create a backup, and svn is not available in the meantime, it
> > doesn't matter). What is realy important is that my backup is easy to
> > restore, and that it works. What will be the best method to run the
> > backup? A daily backup will be good enough. Can someone please be kind
> > enough to answer me, and at the same time explain how I restore the
> > backup I create? If I can avoid installing additional software such as
> > python that would be great. Thank you:)
>
> I use the hot-backup.py (python) script, set up as a nightly scheduled
> task to do mine.
>
> hot-backup.py is a script which basically does an svnadmin hotcopy (see:
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.ref.svnadmin.c.hotcopy
> )
> plus a bunch of niceties about naming, etc.
>
> You end up with a copy of your repository.
>
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Received on Thu Nov 16 18:22:58 2006

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