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after editing a script using vi i get a copy of the script ending in ~
why?
jamie




msg:909078
 8:29 am on Apr 12, 2004 (gmt 0)

hi,

i bet this is a doh! question but am finding impossible to track the answer down :-)

sometimes when i exit a file in vi a copy of the same file is left but with ~ on the end. this only happens sometimes?

any clues?

cheers

 

Duckula




msg:909079
 8:51 am on Apr 12, 2004 (gmt 0)

It's the backup.

Google for "tilde files" vi.

jamie




msg:909080
 10:55 am on Apr 12, 2004 (gmt 0)

thanks :-)

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