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

From: Tom Browder <tom.browder_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:06:09 -0600

On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 5:26 AM Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 07:18:23AM -0600, Tom Browder wrote:
...
> > description. Basically the subversion repos on my remote server were
> > current as of about six months ago when they were established there
> > and a hotcopy was made.
>
> You should reconsider your backup strategy.
...
> a different physical machine. Use the post-commit hook to trigger a backup
> (and the post-revprop-change hook, too, if your repository is configured
> to allow revprop changes).
...

I was in the process of setting that up and got distracted (old age :-).

> Only you can decide whether the history of your data is valuable to you.

True.

> > I started to update on one and am getting these messages (which you
> > Clean Up: Failed to run the WC DB work queue associated with
> > 'C:\Users\Tom\Documents\0-mydocs-svn', work item 636 (file-install
...
> This error means the working copy is corrupt. This error has nothing to do
> with the repository. The working copy's work queue contains instructions to
> copy a temporary file into the area where you see the files you work with.
,,,
> Generally, SVN's design considers working copies as disposable
> because they can always be checked out again, Your resistence to
> transferring your data again is working against that design assumption.

I'm guilty as charged!

> > Is there anything I can do to fix something like that? Or do I have
...
> heard about last Sunday. Would it take you more than a week to transfer
> the data? Maybe you should just do something that allows you to move on,
> instead of waiting until you find a potentially perfect solution?

Yes, I made some bad decisions.

Many thanks, Stefan!

-Tom
Received on 2018-12-14 13:13:58 CET

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