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Re: Taped backup of hotcopied repository

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:34:20 -0800

Toal, Michael (GE EntSol, Intelligent Platforms) wrote:
> Can anyone tell me if a taped backup of a hotcopied repository is safe?
> We have an IT taped backup of a directory which has repositories
> hotcopied into.
> My concern was that if the hotcopy was being performed at the same time
> as the taped backup, then the taped backup could catch the directory
> half was through the hotcopy.

A taped hotcopy is "safe" if you copy to tape after the hotcopy has
completed. If they occur at the same time, who knows.

The hotcopy is a full working repository so could check its integrity by
running "svnadmin verify" against it.


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