[Box Backup] Backup File Order
Mon, 3 Dec 2007 21:50:26 +0000 (GMT)
On Fri, 14 Sep 2007, Johann Glaser wrote:
> > For example, I think you said that provided we back up the files in
> > the correct order, we can back up a live SVN filesystem and we don't
> > need to make a hot copy? If so, then why the need for the pre and post
> > scripts? What would they do?
> As already said, for SVN FSFS repositories no pre and post scripts are
> needed. But e.g. for MySQL they are. The database directory (e.g.
> /var/lib/mysql/) must be excluded and another directory which holds the
> database dump must be included. Before the backup of the dump-directory
> the pre-script must run.
> Alternatively (for low-traffic sites) a pre-script could stop mysqld and
> a post-script could start it. Therefore no dump is necessary.
You can now do this with trunk, by modifying the NotifyScript to handle
the backup-start and backup-finish events and doing whatever you want with
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