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RE: Creating and Verifying a Reliable backup

From: Kerry, Richard <richard.kerry_at_atos.net>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2016 09:04:16 +0000


>On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 11:20 AM, Stefan Hett <stefan_at_egosoft.com<mailto:stefan_at_egosoft.com>> wrote:
To ensure the integrity of a backup close to 100% I go the fail safe way:
2. svnadmin dump to dump the current repository
3. svnadmin load the dump into a fresh repository
4. svnadmin dump the newly loaded repository
5. compare the first and the last dump

>I like this suggestion. What I think I will do ultimately is check out the entire repo somewhere, check out the >entire hotcopied repo somewhere, and check all the files against one another.

"check out " "check out" "check all"
But that only checks the working copies so doesn't check the repository structure and hence the history. Comparing the dumps does that.


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