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Re: hotcopy and clean-logs??

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2008-01-02 06:21:53 CET

On Jan 1, 2008, at 22:54, YH Yang wrote:

> 2008/1/1, George Georgalis:
>> 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?
> I saved the "svnlook youngest" result to a plain text file to
> backup what exactly revision in the last hotcopy. And then
> before hotcopy, I check this plain text file first to determine
> skipping or going.

That's fine for new revisions, but will not result in accurate
backups if you allow changes to revision properties through the use
of a pre-revprop-change hook.

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