Re: keep old files
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 09:49:37 +0500 To: email@example.com
----- Original Message -----
From: Kent West <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sunday, December 7, 2003 10:19 am
Subject: Re: keep old files
> Joydeep Bakshi wrote:
> >Hi list,
> >I am a newbie debian user (switched from RH).
> >I have faced a strange prob. in woody. whenever I modified any
> file the
> >previous contents is backedup with a *~* sign and the modified
> one is saved
> >with the actual name. like *test.kwd* will be *test.kwd* after
> >but there will be an extra *test.kwd~* also.
> >plz suggest me how to stop the generation of this second back-up
> "modified" how? At the command line with some bash command? In
> application like emacs? Via a desktop environment's file manager,
when I modify an existing kwd file (kde word), or modifying any text file using vi editor.
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