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Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released

Author blair
Full name Blair Zajac
Date 2006-01-15 09:35:07 PST
Message Philipp Marek wrote:
> Am Sunday 15 January 2006 05:28 schrieb Blair Zajac:
>
>>Thanks for the announcement, this is the first announcement I've seen,
>>since I don't read the svn users list too often. You may want to post the
>>announcements to the dev list also.
>
> I'm not sure if these would be welcome there.
> But I'll consider that for the next release.

I don't think anybody would mind (being an svn committer myself), and it's
always good to get more developers involved in a project, which will be more
likely if the people on the dev list are aware of fsvs.

>>The goals of the project look pretty good and I could see this being of use
>>in a large installation, managing a common set of /usr, /var, /etc.
>
> Correct, that's its main target - large installations.
>
>>Have you heard of a the rdiff-backup project? You may want to check it out
>>if you haven't, it's goals are similar to yours.
>
> I'll have a look. But quickly reading I don't see something like a versioned
> storage.

Well, it's not versioned in the Subversion sense, but you can recover a backup
as it looked like in a previous backup.

>>I think the one problem with a Subversion backend is that you can never
>>remove older data. In a filesystem based backup, you can trim older
>>backups, say from daily, to monthly after the data ages to 6 months.
>
> "svn obliterate" - svn issue 516, see
> http://subversion.ti​gris.org/issues/show​_bug.cgi?id=516

Let's hope that gets in soon :)

Regards,
Blair

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FSVS 1.0.3 released pmarek P.Marek 2006-01-12 22:11:23 PST
     Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released pmarek P.Marek 2006-01-15 09:18:30 PST
         Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released blair Blair Zajac 2006-01-15 09:35:07 PST
     Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released pmarek P.Marek 2006-01-17 22:52:29 PST
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