Re: File creation/access timestamp
- On 9 June 2010 13:38, mav wrote:
>This is due to the way Vim saves files (it renames the original file
> I have a small problem with MacVim + Extendmac's Flow app (great FTP
> client) combo. When I open some file remotely in Flow, it opens fine
> in MacVim as I've set it in the preferences. But when I save the file,
> it doesn't always get updated in the client and sent to server.
> I noticed that MacVim changes not only "last modified" timestamp of
> saved file, but also creation and access timestamp. I figure that this
> could confuse Flow app and prevent it from updating the file on the
> server. Is there any way to disable this behaviour (eg. to only update
> the last modified timestamp)?
for backup, then saves a new file, then finally deletes the backup).
You can work around this by setting 'backupcopy' to 'yes':
See, ":h 'bkc" for more information (also take a look at ":h
backup-table", ":h 'backup" and ":h 'writebackup").
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