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Re: Copy of Mysql Files
Posted by: Chris Pendse
Date: September 08, 2005 03:48AM

Hi Philipp,

I do not know for sure, but I had problems with corrupt indexes (on the copy) when copying large tables which were still being used. It depends how long it will take to rebuild your indexes as to whether it is worth locking I guess. You could also get data issues if some tables have been updated and others haven't mid copy.

I am just writing a script which locks the tables before and unlocks after the copy but having some problems to which I am waiting for an answer (,43383,43383#msg-43383).

If I get a resolution to it, then you could use the same method.

Hope that helps,

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