[ZODB-Dev] Repozo tests -- not

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Tue Dec 8 18:06:43 EST 2009

Daniel Kraft wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 1:49 PM, Benji York <benji at zope.com> wrote:
>>> Any incomplete writes that are in progress at the time of the copy will
>>> simply be ignored when the resulting backup is opened later.
>> Note that this assumes that you are using a straightforward linear copy.
>> rsync would likely produce unpredictable results.
> Every modern volume manager or whatever supports snapshotting a
> filesystem. A snapshot is a good-enough synchonous copy. You simply
> store its contents to somewhere and you're done, even with blobstorage.

Very good point.  Tools like LVM and ZFS probably make repozo obsolete.


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