Is the location of backup~ files configurable?

Jens Dagerbo jens.dagerbo at
Sun May 30 02:02:02 BST 2004

On Sunday 30 May 2004 02:48, Steven T. Hatton wrote:
> On Saturday 29 May 2004 10:06, Amit Upadhyay wrote:
> > On Fri, 28 May 2004, Steven T. Hatton wrote:
> >
> > What you are really looking for is cvs. I can not imagine programming
> > without it, its very helpful even if you are the only person working on
> > the project and work from the same machine all the time. Not only will
> > you get proper backup and version management,
> > checkout-modify-commit-rm-rf cycle can also increase your focus on what
> > you are trying to achieve and hence effeciency.
> No I have my own CVS server setup here with ssh and key exchange.  I didn't
> want to suggest the Emacs approach though it certainly works. This is what
> I dislike:
> hattons at ljosalfr:~/code/c++/gs/gsgrapher/src/
> Sat May 29 20:45:29:> ls
> CVS                 gsgrapher.h             rectangle.cpp~   
> spinboxitem.cpp~         gsgrapher.h~            rectangle.h   
>    spinboxitem.h         gsgrapher.lsm           rectangle.h~  
>    spinboxitem.h~ dimension.cpp~      gsgrapherui.rc         
> resultframe.cpp   spintable.cpp dimension.h~        hi16-app-gsgrapher.png 
> resultframe.cpp~  spintable.cpp~ gsgrapher.cpp       hi32-app-gsgrapher.png
>  resultframe.h     spintable.h gsgrapher.cpp~      main.cpp               
> resultframe.h~    spintable.h~ gsgrapher.desktop   main.cpp~              
> semantic.cache
> gsgrapher.desktop~  rectangle.cpp           spinboxitem.cpp
> hattons at ljosalfr:~/code/c++/gs/gsgrapher/src/
> I find it both hard to look at and hard to manipulate gracefully.

This is a setting of the editorpart, in this case probably katepart. AFAIK, 
there is no setting that changes this behaviour and if you want it to change, 
talk to the Kate devs.. :)


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