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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] What's the difference bitween 'junk' and 'backup' ?

From: Tez Kamihira
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] What's the difference bitween 'junk' and 'backup' ?
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 10:44:11 +0900 (JST)

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 21:15:07 -0400, Aaron Bentley <address@hidden> said:
> The docs in the default =tagging-method are pretty good:
>  [...]
> So the difference between backup and junk is that junk files are 
> considered "safe to clobber", and may be overwritten or deleted at any time.

Thanks. Yes, sure. I've read it, too. But I'm not still clear.

What part of specific source code does correspond to "safe to clobber" ?
What is the concrete meaning of "safe to clobber" ?

Trivial question ?

     - Tez

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