33800Re: Config Vim not to change directory timestamp
- Oct 4, 2003--- David Brown <vim@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 08:12:19AM -0700, RobocoDave, that's great! How could I miss that backupcopy!
> Sanchez wrote:
> > The problem is Vim still causes directory
> timestamp to
> > change even though you tell it to write backup
> > and swap file somewhere else. And that's why I
> > 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.
Many thanks to you, and to everyone else as well.
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