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Re: Taking mirror Backup of SVN Repos through 3rd Party Software

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 18:27:31 +0200

Hi Waseem,

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 6:17 PM, Waseem Bokhari <
waseem.bokhari_at_netsoltech.com> wrote:

> Hi Guys!****
>
> We are using 3rd party software that take (Copy/Paste)
> Backup of all databases of SVN on differential basis. *I have some
> confusion.*****
>
> What's in all these **.txn folders (33740-q3q.txn, 1757-1d0.txn,
> 33753-q43.txn)* Please guide ? Are they of any use? What is their
> importance for Us? Could they be ignored or excluded?****
>
> For some reason new set of files that are being dropped into these folders
> and they happen to be Alternate data streams, and which we do not seem to be
> able to pseudo mirror.****
>
> Thanks in
>

The only safe way to run a backup of a Subversion repository is to use the
'svnadmin hotcopy' functionality or equivalent functionality in other
Subversion clients.

With kind regards,

Erik.
Received on 2011-06-29 18:28:03 CEST

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