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CVS: partial restore from backup

Posted on 2011-03-21
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Hello,

Our CVS server recently suffered a disk crash. We were able to restore all but of a few of the revision control files from the nightly backup, but a small number could't be restored. We have backups from a few weeks ago with good copies of those files. We are pretty certain that content of those files hasn't changed in that time - can we use those, or will bad things happen? What will happen with tags made after that backup was created?

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Everything made after last backup is lost and has to be entered again.
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...restored the deleted files and tagged them with the missing tags. All good.
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