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Re: hotcopy and clean-logs??

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2008-01-01 01:47:44 CET

On Dec 31, 2007, at 15:15, George Georgalis wrote:

> Can I get some clarification on the --clean-logs
> switch for svnadmin? What are "redundant Berkeley
> DB log files" and when would they arise?
> I'm using hotcopy weekly and doing tar bzip2 to the
> result. If there is an md5 difference between
> my hotcopy archive and the real backup I move the
> new archive to the backup.
> My problem is every time I tar bzip2 a hotcopy, I
> get a few bytes difference, even when there is no
> change to the repo. I'm looking to get an exact
> archive from each hotcopy taken when the repo hasn't
> changed.
> Maybe the access times are updated or not duplicated
> with hotcopy? Is there any way to change this
> behavior?

Have you tried doing the comparison before bzipping the archive? or
even before tarring the folder? Maybe tar or bzip2 are introducing
the differences.

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