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From David Chapman <dcchap...@acm.org>
Subject Re: Clarification on hot-backup.py usage
Date Sat, 07 Oct 2017 00:02:25 GMT
(please don't top-post; it makes the thread hard to follow)

> On 6 October 2017 at 16:08, William Muriithi <william.muriithi@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am looking at using the script below for backup purpose and a bit at
>> a loss at how the script verify the backup.
>>
>> For context, I am referring to the script below and the flag below.
>>
>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/tools/backup/hot-backup.py.in
>>
>>   --verify           Verify the backup
>>
>> My question is, what should be the verify directory?  Is it the source
>> directory on which the SVN server use for writing or is it the backup
>> directory? I am suspecting its the source as the backup directory is
>> already compressed.  Would this be correct?
>>
>> Regards,
>> William
> On 10/6/2017 1:16 PM, William Muriithi wrote:
>
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Just realized my problem.  One don't need to specify a directory for
>> verification. Would still be happy if someone can confirm if
>> verification is done on the source repo or  on the resulting hot
>> backup
>>
>> Thanks in advance.
>>
>> Regards,
>> William

It verifies the hot backup directory.

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     David Chapman      dcchapman@acm.org
     Chapman Consulting -- San Jose, CA
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