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Re: how to "lock" repository during backup

From: Ben Chang
Subject: Re: how to "lock" repository during backup
Date: 23 Apr 2002 19:13:58 -0700

No, there is not long standing "pserver" process to be killed. Each client
request will cause a new process of "cvs --allow-root ..." spawn... 

John <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> I am guessing, but can't you just kill the pserver process, backup, then 
> restart?
> John
> On 23 Apr 2002 11:38:01 -0700, address@hidden (Ben Chang) wrote:
> >I wrote a ksh script to back up (tar then gzip) the repository. Does
> >anybody know how I can safely "lock" the entire repository for the
> >duration of my backup? Most of the CVS users are on NT and are using
> >:pserver to connect to a Solaris CVS server box. Below is some info
> >about my setup.
> >
> >OS: SunOS 5.7
> >CVS: 1.11.1p1 (client/server)
> >
> >Thanks in advance,
> >
> >
> >Ben

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