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# 1  
Old 05-27-2007
backup repository in cvs

dears

does any one know how can i take backup for reposirory in cvs ??
# 2  
Old 05-27-2007
Backup the CVSROOT directory of your repository. Sure, you need to take the repository offline so no write is possible during backing up.
# 3  
Old 05-27-2007
first , is there in cvs any command that take backup for repository

second , how can i made CVSROOT offline
# 4  
Old 05-27-2007
Are people logging into CVS remotely? Just stop cvsd.

Then tar, cpio, cp -Rp (i.e. whatever backup mechanism you choose) the CVSROOT.

Cheers
ZB
# 5  
Old 05-27-2007
yes remotly , how can I stop access using cvsd
(can you give me an example)

copy the files from remotly or from repository directly
# 6  
Old 05-27-2007
It depends - do you have an init.d script for cvsd?
Code:
# ls /etc/init.d/*cvs*

If so, call the script with a "stop" argument, e.g.
Code:
# /etc/init.d/cvsd stop

If not, you may just have to kill cvsd (make sure you note the path and any arguments in case a control script doesn't exist)
Code:
# pargs `pgrep cvsd`
# pkill cvsd
# ps -ef | grep '[c]vsd' && pkill -9 cvsd

Then backup the CVSROOT
Code:
# tar cvf /path/to/backup.tar /path/to/cvsroot

Then start cvsd again with the init.d script, or using /path/to/cvsd plus any arguments (cvsd on my box isn't called with args...)

Cheers
ZB
# 7  
Old 05-27-2007
i dont have cvsd script can you send it to me

the way to start cvsd if the script not exist not clear can you explain it to me
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