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Re: Full & incrmental dumps

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 13:54:20 -0700

Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV) wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Blair Zajac [mailto:blair_at_orcaware.com]
>> Sent: Monday, May 19, 2008 4:18 PM
>> To: Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV)
>> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: Full & incrmental dumps
>> 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.
>> Regards,
>> Blair
> Makes sense. So in my post-commit hook script, how can I name the
> incremental dump files automtically, since I obviously will have
> lots of these, per commit as you suggest.

Put basename of the repository path and the revision number in the name.


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