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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.

  Setup:
    git init
    git add foobar.txt

  Working:
    edit foobar.txt
    git commit foobar.txt -m "drew a new line"

  Review:
    git status foobar.txt
    git log foobar.txt


Option 3: you already use vim, right?
    https://github.com/thaerkh/vim-workspace

Option 4: you already use emacs, right?
    https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/AutoSave

Option 5: you like using gedit, right?
    preferences => editor  ; turn on autosave, specify the
    period

Option 6: you like using geany, right?
    https://www.geany.org/manual/current/index.html#id232


This is not an exclusive list.

-dsr-