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Re: Old repo backup, checkout current, lost repo, create new repo?

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:44:44 -0500

On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 5:56 AM Tom Browder <tom.browder_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 12:10 AM Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 9, 2018 at 6:31 PM Tom Browder <tom.browder_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> > > Given that history will be lost, does anyone see any problems with my recovery plan?
> ...
> > If you have working copies and you don't care about history, why are
> > you spending any cycles on doing anything with hotcopy? You've lost
> > history anyway, why keep any of it?
>
> Cycles aren't important, but the size of the data is. Transferring the
> working copy from scratch would take a LONG time, while the bulk of
> the data are already there in the hotcopy.

Under what possible conditions wound importing a single snapshot of
the current working copy, without history, take more time than working
from a hotcopy to overlay the changes on top of that hotcopy?

> So, again, would my plan work to re-establish my repo and work flow?

Yes, any of your solutions could work.

> Thanks.
>
> -Tom
Received on 2018-12-11 02:45:09 CET

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