Hot backups

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Fri Nov 14 10:12:30 EST 2003

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Jerry Haltom wrote:

> But if one can just reconstruct the indexes, what damnage can be done by
> just copying them? What critical information do they hold?

If the index file goes missing, you'll lose most flag information (not
seen state).  Reconstruct tries to use this data if it is available when
building a new index file.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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