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Re: Creating and Verifying a Reliable backup

From: Pavel Lyalyakin <pavel.lyalyakin_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 18:58:05 +0300

Hello Matt,

On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 6:45 PM, Matt Garman <matthew.garman_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> As you suggested, if you can make a fancier backup script that shuts
> down anyone's ability to make changes to the repo while the backup is
> taking place, that's even better.

There is `svnadmin freeze`[1] for this. And you can use `svnadmin
hotcopy`[2] on a live repository without any problems.

Why do you use `rsync`?

[1]: http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.8/svn.ref.svnadmin.c.freeze.html
[2]: http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.8/svn.ref.svnadmin.c.hotcopy.html

With best regards,
Pavel Lyalyakin
VisualSVN Team
Received on 2016-06-01 17:58:56 CEST

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