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Re: Backups with svnadmin dump using -r ?

From: Stein Somers <ssomers_at_opnet.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:30:14 +0200

I back up using:

        svnadmin dump --incremental -r 600:HEAD ${REPOS} >${DUMP_NAME}

and keep a backup of revisions 1:599 separately. You only need to dump those
old revisions once, provided the 600 cutoff point is old enough so that there
is no desire to change revision properties like the log (if you allow that at

When recreating the repository, just load each dump file in sequence or cat
them. It actually saves time, because you can start restoring the first wave
of revisions while you're still downloading the dump file with the later

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