33799Re: Re: Config Vim not to change directory timestamp
- Oct 4, 2003--- David Brown <vim@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 04:20:36AM -0700, RobocoThe archiver RAR and TAR both do restore directory
> Sanchez wrote:
> > - edit an existing file using any editor except
> - Writing with a backup file temporarily creates a
> file in the
> directory. This touches the directory.
> - The swap file is created in the current directory.
> If you set 'backupdir' and 'directory' respectively,
> this can be written
> to other directories. You probably will have to set
> otherwise it will try renaming the file, which will
> change the
> BTW, Emacs, with its default options will also touch
> the directory. In
> fact, it seems to leave its backup file around after
> the edit.
> I think so many things inadventently touch
> directories that most people
> don't consider the directory timestamp to be useful
> for much. I only
> know of one backup software that even attempts to
> restore the directory
> mtime. It has to do this as an extra step after the
> restore has
Let me try your solution, Dave.
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