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Re: Used hotcopy for Windows to Linux migration, any problems?

From: communitybot <communitybot_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 14:04:55 +0100

2008/6/13 Florian Seydoux <florianseydoux_at_gmail.com>:

> communitybot wrote:
>> [...]
>> Given the minor problem about revision property changes we had to fix, and
>> bearing in mind that we now have one week's commits in the new repository,
>> along with revprop changes, I would like to know if anyone can suggest any
>> potential problems to look out for or any action to take.
> Hi,
> except adapting *all* hook scripts (for notification, incremental copy,
> etc.),
> as well as those for regular backup (cron), nothing special.

That's what I want to hear :)

> But you can also profit of the possiblity given by the linux "box" to do
> additional things
> (or, at least, in a much easy way): on-the-fly compression of the
> incremental (post-commit),
> rotation of the server's logs (if any); you can also profit of the
> subversion-tools components,
> like the really efficient svn-fast-backup).

Currently we have a very simple setup with no hooks other than the mandatory
pre-revprop-change but will be taking advantage of the VMware image to run a
backup read-only repository and use hooks to keep it up to date. You make a
good point about the additional possibilities - I will look into these.

Received on 2008-06-13 15:05:26 CEST

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