Question about file system permissions
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Wed Jan 3 13:36:10 UTC 2007
Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> I have seen a lot of editors and word processors
> that use the write to a new file, and then rename/delete the
> original file. It tends to protect your work - the original file is
> there in case something goes wrong during the same process. That
> way, the worst you lose is the current edits.
This behaviour is configurable in Vim: type
to see the details.
to see what's currently set. Options can be permanently set in ~/.vimrc.
Hope this helps,
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