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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-22 07:20:14

Sure, I think I can have my company's server do it, too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 8:44 PM
Subject: [boost] Boost CVS Backups

> One of the nicer services that SourceForge provides is that they create a
> backup .tar.gz of the full Boost CVS repository every night.
> My machine runs a little Python script everyday which automatically
> downloads that backup file. It is currently about 4.6 megs.
> This should give us pretty good protection against some disaster at
> SourceForge. It should also be reassuring to Boost developers, one of
> says it took years off his life when he thought (incorrectly) he had
> trashed the whole CVS repository.
> Since I don't leave my machine on when I'm out of town, and since
> the backup download fails for phone or network reasons, it might be nice
> someone else also downloaded the backup regularly. If anyone is
> interested, let me know and I'll send the Python script.
> --Beman
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