On 26/10/2007 Andreas Jung wrote: >> Is it safe in general to copy Data.fs while the instance is running? Or >> might I end up with a broken Data.fs, which zope is not able to read at >> all? > > If you create a local copy, it is safe. If you rsync a running Data.fs, it > is not safe. In this case you create a local copy and rsync the copy.
what's the difference between local copy and rsync except for the time it takes? but if rsync is unsafe only because it takes long time, and changes on the instance during the copy process could cause a corrupted Data.fs to be backuped, then theoretically this could happen for a local copy as well, right? only that the probability would be far smaller. > For incremental backups: check the repozo.py script. That one look interesting. thanks for the hint! greetings, jonas
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