On Friday, August 17, 2012 10:52:54 AM UTC+2, Michal Idziorek wrote:
>
> Hello, 
>
> What would be the most elegant way to fully backup a bare git repository. 
>
> Would the following approach work fine?
>
> tar -cf repository.tar repository/
>
> I wonder what happens if the repository is accessed during the backup?
>
>
Safest way I guess is to clone it, as this will ensure consistency. 

If you clone it locally, you probably better use the --no-hardlink option 
to make sure it's a proper copy.

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