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Re: Full & incrmental dumps

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 13:17:49 -0700

Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV) wrote:
> I read the manual but still have a fundamental question.
> Essentially I want to create a full dump on a Monday night, but
> only incremental dumps Tue-Fri nights.
> I run a cron job to say fully-backup my repos on a Monday night
> with
> > svnadmin dump //repos > dumpfile-full.date
> Now if I want to do incremental backups for Tues-Fri, will I
> then just run a cron job (Tue-Fri) that will do this?
> > svnadmin dump -incremental //repos > dumpfile-incr.date

It would be better to do incremental backups after each commit and a full backup
on Monday nights. Then have a cron that removes incrementals that are older
than say, two weeks. The incremental command in this case will just backup the
commit that happened.


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