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

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 07:58:23 -0500

On 6/30/11 12:21 AM, Thorsten Schöning wrote:
> In general, I would advice not using third party software, too.
> svnsync works on a differential basis as only fully commits get
> synced. If your third party software would be a good tool for backup,
> it would not have a problem with ADS in my opinion.

One approach would be to use svnsync to keep a copy of the real repo somewhere
else (a different drive on the same machine or some other nearby machine)
running it fairly frequently - then make sure it does not run while the 3rd
party software backs up the svnsync copy. That should give you a consistent
copy - but be aware that svnsync doesn't copy the config or hooks and doesn't
check for property changes in already copied revisions.

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2011-06-30 14:58:59 CEST

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