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33800Re: Config Vim not to change directory timestamp

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  • Roboco Sanchez
    Oct 4, 2003
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      --- David Brown <vim@...> wrote:
      > On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 08:12:19AM -0700, Roboco
      > Sanchez wrote:
      >
      > > The problem is Vim still causes directory
      > timestamp to
      > > change even though you tell it to write backup
      > file
      > > and swap file somewhere else. And that's why I
      > came
      > > here.
      >
      > You probably forgot to 'set backupcopy=yes'.
      > Without that, vim still
      > tries to rename, even if the backup file is in a
      > different directory.
      >
      > I just tested with
      >
      > set backupdir=~/tmp
      > set directory=~/tmp
      > set backupcopy=yes
      >
      > and Vim doesn't change the directory timestamp when
      > I edit files.
      >
      > Dave

      Dave, that's great! How could I miss that backupcopy!

      Many thanks to you, and to everyone else as well.

      Cheers,
      Robo.


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