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Re: how to "lock" repository during backup

From: John
Subject: Re: how to "lock" repository during backup
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 04:26:54 GMT

But there has to be some type of listening process.  I have a cvs server
on XP, and there is a process that is listening on 2401. If I kill this
process, no one can make connections to the cvs repository.

Is this not the same on Unix?


On 23 Apr 2002 19:13:58 -0700, address@hidden (Ben Chang) wrote:

>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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