- Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:36:41 -0500
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: backintime
On Wednesday 16 January 2019 14:17:04 Dan Ritter wrote:
> 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
But is a load of typu inducing typing, needs to be a script, one simple
name, saveit maybe
> Option 2: version control system.
> git init
> git add foobar.txt
> edit foobar.txt
> git commit foobar.txt -m "drew a new line"
> git status foobar.txt
> git log foobar.txt
git work nice, until you want to save..
> 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?
I don't have any save-as options, just a save-as I can rename. I'd much
druther it timestamped the version loaded, but saved the regular to the
original nane. I missing a plugin?
> This is not an exclusive list.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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