[cvsnt] Re: Multiple CVSNT Instances

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Mon Oct 31 23:49:19 GMT 2005

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Trevor Leybourne wrote:

> I've talked to our IT department about continuous backups using RSYNC but 
> they are not comfortable about that as they are worried that someone will be 
> updating a file while it is backed up and the repository may get into a 
> invalid state.
That pretty much can't happen as all the individual files are updated 

The worst that can happen is that you'll backup in the middle of a 
commit and not get the entire commit - which is a minor issue compared 
to the prospect of losing the entire repository (and the fact that if 
you're recovering a backup it means something pretty bad has happened 


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