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

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 18:42:27 +0300

kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com wrote on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:03:52 -0500:
> Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote on 06/30/2011 09:24:56 AM:
> > kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com wrote on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 09:06:28
> -0500:
> > > Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote on 06/30/2011 07:35:36
> AM:
> > > > I'm going to say this even more clearly:
> > > >
> > > > If you backup a repository by copying its files while a server is
> > > > running, the backup may be created corrupted.
> > > >
> > > > http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7#single-db (sic)
> > >
> > > This does not seem point to any additional warnings about the server
> > > side yet (only the client)...
> >
> > By the way: that's exactly why I added the "(sic)" marker after the URL
> > --- to indicate that it's not the wrong URL, even though it talks about
> > the wc and this thread is about the server's backend.
> >
> > I suppose the text could be made clearer.
>
> I was wondering about the (sic). Yes, if that portion applies to
> the server as well, it needs to have the heading changed to
> "server and client" like the rest of the sections, or I think this
> statement might warrant it's own section for the server only impact.
>

Fair enough. I'll make the release notes clearer.

> (And I'll raise this issue on the dev list. I'd love to have
> revprop packing, but not at this cost...)
>

(I see you already did so; thanks; given the 1.7.x branch is getting
nearer it was important to start this thread relatively soon.)

> Kevin R.
Received on 2011-06-30 17:43:09 CEST

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