[cvsnt] Betr.: Re: sync-protocol questions

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Fri Oct 3 10:55:57 BST 2008

Jan Keirse wrote:

> The reason I got interested in replication is the availability of an
> up-to-date backup at any time. If the primary server were to crash, for
> example due to a disk crash, the existence of a mirror repository allows
> to be up in a matter of seconds. Simply change the hostname of the
> backup server and some CVSNT settings and the backup can replace the
> original server. 

You don't really need to have a life (accessible) repository mirror for
this, you can just mirror the repo data onto another server where you also
have CVSNT installed, same config, but nobody accesses this backup server.
This is much easier and can be done with any data mirroring tool.


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