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Re: Re: Lack of Subversion repository recovery tools

From: Andreas Hasenack <andreas_at_mandriva.com.br>
Date: 2007-06-29 21:07:51 CEST

On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 02:52:04PM -0400, Jing Xue wrote:
>
> Quoting "Melikian, Chris" <Chris.Melikian@uk.fid-intl.com>:
>
>> Hi Ulrich,
>>
>> I completely agree that you need to use backups but I think that
>> subversion should also have some tools to repair revisions so that you
>> can at least get the repository back into a consistent state even if
>> there is data loss.
>>
>> Surely, any production-ready version control system has such a tool?
>
> Sorry if I'm missing something very obvious here, but assuming a backup
> implementation that ensures timely and completely verified backups, why
> would one insist on repairing the repository? AFAIK, a hotcopy backup is a
> good-to-go repository itself.

Following this rationale, you could as well as toss all your /sbin/fsck*
files. :)

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