[ZODB-Dev] Re: roll back filestorage zodb to a certain date?

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Mar 21 12:29:06 EDT 2007

Tres Seaver wrote:
>   1. Open the existing file in time-travel mode (readonly, so that it
>      loads no transactions later than the given point).  The 'stop'
>      parameter to the FileStorage initializer is the one which
>      triggers time-travel.
>   2. Open a new, writable filestorage.
>   3. Run 'copyTransactionsFrom' on the new storage, passing the old,
>      and then close the storages.
>   4. Restart his Zope with the new storage.

I don't have the 60GB of free disk space required to do this :-(

I'm hoping for some means to just lop transactions off the end of the 
Data.fs until I get to the point in time I want...



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