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

From: Henrik Sundberg <storangen_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 18:04:47 +0200

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 5:09 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> A backup made in an inconsistent state should exactly resemble the disk
> files if the system lost power or crashed for another reason at that point.

I don't think so. SVN files are written in a specific order known by hotcopy.
The result of a power failure is not that this order is changed.

I.e. copying the files in the correct (and randomly quitting) order
would mimic lost power. Copying them in random (rsynch) order would
not.

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Received on 2011-06-30 18:05:21 CEST

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