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RE: Full & incrmental dumps

From: Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV) <Chris.Fouts_at_qimonda.com>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 18:32:08 +0200

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV)
>Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 12:14 PM
>To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: RE: Full & incrmental dumps
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Blair Zajac [mailto:blair_at_orcaware.com]
>>Sent: Monday, May 19, 2008 4:54 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:
>>>> -----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
>Ok I'm trying to implement this idea.
>I have the following in my post-commit hook script
>#Incremental dump after each commit
>INCRDUMP=/usr/local/bin/svnadmin dump --revision PREV:$REV
>--incremental DUMPFILE=/some_path/mycode-incr.$REV
>I see the $DUMPFILE createad, but has a size of "0" meaing I
>did the dump wrong!!! What would be the correct command to
>dump the changes for the current commit
>INCRDUMP=/usr/local/bin/svnadmin dump --deltas --incremental

Sorry this is what I have...

#Incremental dump after each commit
INCRDUMP=/usr/local/bin/svnadmin dump
$INCRDUMP $REPOS --revision $REV --incremental > $DUMPFILE

and I still get a dump file size of 0.

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Received on 2008-05-26 18:32:32 CEST

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