- Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:17:04 -0500
- From: Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: backintime
Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 January 2019 11:59:39 Gene Heskett wrote:
> Anybody else have a suggestion for a live backup for working on a 600
> line file?
How live do you need it to be?
Option 1: totally manual. If there's only one or a few files,
this works well.
$ cp foobar.txt foobar.txt.20190116; edit foobar.txt
Option 2: version control system.
git add foobar.txt
git commit foobar.txt -m "drew a new line"
git status foobar.txt
git log foobar.txt
Option 3: you already use vim, right?
Option 4: you already use emacs, right?
Option 5: you like using gedit, right?
preferences => editor ; turn on autosave, specify the
Option 6: you like using geany, right?
This is not an exclusive list.