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Re: hot-backup vs svnadmin dump

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 18:43:08 -0500

On Apr 4, 2008, at 12:15, kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com wrote:

> David Pratt wrote on 04/04/2008 12:09:35 PM:
>
>> Hi Andy. I wanted to continue to hotcopy to another drive on the same
>> machine but store and archive somewhere else for recovery. Dump
>> and load
>> is the agnostic way of doing this. So this answered my question
>> perfectly. Many thanks for this.
>
> Just an FYI, dump/load will not preserve any file lock tokens, but
> that
> probably isn't your worst concern should a recovery be required...

dump/load also will not back up your hook scripts or anything else,
other than just the revisions. So have a separate backup strategy for
the other parts.

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