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Re: SVN as incremental backup replacement

From: Dave Morris <dmorris_at_faam.net>
Date: 2006-12-21 21:08:54 CET

May I suggest rsnapshot? www.rsnapshot.org

I have been using it in production for a few years to keep multiple
remote backups that are updated hourly.

Dave Morris

Quoting Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d@ryandesign.com>:

> On Dec 21, 2006, at 13:52, Klavierspieler wrote:
>
>> I would like to use SVN as an incremental, versioned backup
>> replacement. In other words: I would like SVN to keep an exact copy
>> of a given direcory.
>>
>> I have experimented a bit and found this working fine except for
>> the following:
>>
>> * Each time I add a new file / directory, I have to explicitly add
>> it to SVN.
>>
>> * I have to report all file / directory deletes to SVN, otherwise
>> it refueses to commit.
>>
>> Now my question:
>>
>> Is there a way that SVN will _automatically_ add all new files and
>> remove all deleted files from the repository without further
>> intervention? Just a single command, and all changes are magically
>> added, removed, and commited?
>
> No. That's not how Subversion is meant to work.
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#wc-change-detection
>
>
>> I searched the documentation and mailing list without avail. Or am
>> I just missing the obvious?
>
> I would say that Subversion is not necessarily designed for this
> scenario. I'd suggest using software designed to do backups.
>
>
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