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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Backing up Arch archives

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Backing up Arch archives
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 19:30:16 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: address@hidden (Julian T. J. Midgley)

    > It looks to me as though tla archive-mirror run from a cron job is a
    > good candidate (none of the consistency problems associated with
    > rsync).  However, one can't commit to a mirror (sensibly enough), so
    > when you recover the archive from the mirror after a disk failure,
    > say, how do you tell the recovered archive to stop considering itself
    > a mirror and to permit commits again?

You delete a single file from the archive (under =meta-info).


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