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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] OBS backup
On Tuesday 2012-09-11 17:59, Claudio Freire wrote:

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 12:55 PM, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
We are using OBS already for some time but haven't made any backups yet.
Is there a way to backup an OBS system, OBS mysql database and filesystems?

Anything wrong with rsync and mysqldump?

Well, usually you don't "rsync" online databases (mysql or svn)

Well that's why I said mysqldump.

that would result in inconsistencies.

Can't be worse than when the kernel locks up and you need a force

So, for mysql it should be mysqldump, and for svn it should be
"svnadmin dump".

OBS does not use svn, but its own storage methodology (namely, mostly
plain files).
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