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Re: hot-backup.py vs svnadmin hotcopy

From: Kalle Klovn <nyhetsgrupper_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-17 08:45:32 CET

Are you sure the hot-backup.py works for FSFS? The first lines of the
hot-backup.py file reads:
#!/usr/bin/env python
# hot-backup.py: perform a "hot" backup of a Berkeley DB repository.
# (and clean old logfiles after backup completes.)


On 11/17/06, eg <egoots@gmail.com> wrote:
> Kalle Klovn wrote:
> > What is the advantages of using the hot-backup.py over using the
> > svnadmin hotcopy directly? Does the hot-backup.py work for fsfs, or does
> > it work for Berkeley only?
> hot-backup.py actually calls svnadmin hotcopy so the results should be
> equivalent.
> Both work for fsfs and bdb.
> The main advantages of hot-backup.py are that it create a backup of the
> repository into a subdirectory of given directory, named after the
> youngest revision. It automatically handles naming, copies, and will
> even do a specified maximum number of backups. Newer versions (trunk
> only?) will optionally compress the backups.
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Received on Fri Nov 17 08:46:12 2006

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