[Framework-Team] Re: The new Plone 4.0, was Re: Plone 3.5

Ross Patterson me at rpatterson.net
Tue May 5 22:31:45 UTC 2009

Andreas Zeidler <az at zitc.de> writes:

> On May 5, 2009, at 11:11 PM, Ross Patterson wrote:
>> I should clarify my question here.  Is there an issue with making sure
>> that the backed up BLOB directory is consistent with a particular
>> backed
>> up state of the Data.fs via repozo.
> no.  the only important bit is to not pack the zodb before the blob
> storage backup has finished.  so what you do is:
>     1. backup data.fs via repozo
>     2. backup blob storage (for example via rsync)
>     3. optionally pack the zodb
> you might end up with some extra blobs created at a time after or
> during the repozo backup, but other than taking up space they won't
> hurt.  otherwise blobs will never change and only get removed during
> packing.
>> I'm just saying we'd need to be able to make some
>> promise about repozo backups of Data.fs and backups of BLOB directory
>> being consistent.
> we can.

Yay!  +1


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