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Re: SVN backup with lvm snapshots and rsync

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:19:58 +0100

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 02:11:29PM -0500, Harry Bullen wrote:
> The repositories total about 200GB (some
> people might have committed movies to svn but I may not fix this)
> which is why I want to do this instead of svn hotcopy, which will have
> to copy all 200GB every day.

Subversion 1.8 will ship with incremental hotcopy support (for FSFS
only) which should address this problem.
There's no release date for Subversion 1.8 yet. I'm just noting this
in case this makes a difference to your long-term planning.

Until then, svnsync or svnadmin dump/load are the only officially
supported incremental backup solutions. But, as Daniel explained,
'rsync' followed by 'svnadmin recover' produces valid copies of
FSFS repositories, too.
Received on 2012-02-14 23:20:36 CET

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