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From Samuel Cox <crankydi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RepositoryCopier requires shutdown of source repositoy?
Date Wed, 16 Dec 2009 15:21:55 GMT
Guo Du wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Samuel Cox <crankydillo@gmail.com> wrote:
>> however, I'm wondering why shouldn't I just backup the entire directory into
>> a zip file?  Restore would just be replace existing directory with the
>> exploded zip.
> It won't work if your PM is not in local file such as in mysql db.
> 
> If you using derby to store in local directory, you may do that if
> repository is not running. If it's running, it is not safe to do so.

I can certainly understand why the repository would need to be shutdown 
when doing a restore (exploding the zip); however, if only reads are 
happening, do I have to shutdown when doing the backup (creating the zip)?


-- 
Samuel Cox

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