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

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Mar 21 12:31:54 EDT 2007

Laurence Rowe wrote:
>> - Should this create a new FileStorage? Or should it modify the 
>> existing FileStorage in place?
> Probably create a new one (analogous to a pack). Seems safer than 
> truncating to me.

Nah, this is working on a copy of production data, not the real thing. 
Disk space is an issue, so I really want to just lop stuff off the end 
until I get to the right time...

> However its done it'll sure beat the iterate through transactions to 
> find the offset for a particular time then dd to create a truncated copy 
> method that I use ;-)

Have you written this up anywhere? This sounds prettymuch like exactly 
what I'm after...


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