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Re: Incremental Dumps question

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-07-27 09:34:30 CEST

Robert Denton wrote:
> I would like to leverage dumpfiles as a backup mechanism for my repo. I
> would like to do a weekly dump with nightly incremental dumps. Would
> the following accomplish this goal?
> in crontab:
> 1 12 * * 0 root svnadmin dump /svn/repo > /svn/dumpfiles/repo_dump
> in cron.daily:
> svnadmin dump --incremental /svn/repo >> /svn/dumpfiles/repo_dump

It would be better to have the incremental dumps in your post-commit script so
you don't loose any work if there is an issue. Then we have a crontab use find
-mtime +14 to remove incrementals.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
CTO, OrcaWare Technologies
Subversion training, consulting and support
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