Re: changing backup frequency
- Try the savevers plugin by Ed Ralston at vim.sf.net, it saves concurrent
backups. Maybe you could then have a way of deleting all of them but the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cory T. Echols" <ctechols@...>
Sent: 30 November 2001 19:21
Subject: Re: changing backup frequency
> On 11/30, Culley Harrelson wrote:
> > On my windows system I've configured backups with the following:
> > :set backup
> > :set backupext=.bak
> > :set backupdir=c:\vim\bak\1,c:\vim\bak\2,c:\vim\bak\3
> > This works great but I save my files all the time and it isn't
> > particularly useful to go to a backup of something I saved 10 seconds
> > ago. Has anyone ever tweaked backup to *only* backup the first save
> > of a session (or the first save of a day) for any given file? I would
> > even be interested in figuring out how to do some sort of archiving
> > for, say, the last 3 or 4 saves (once again for a session or a day).
> > I use source control but sometimes I get lazy and don't check in all
> > the time, and often I'm editing files that arent in source control...
> You could try using the 'patchmode' option.
> see :he patchmode.
> Cory T. Echols