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Re: backup-by-copying-when-mismatch

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: backup-by-copying-when-mismatch
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 15:51:30 +0100
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>> A simpler solution would be to change the default value of
>>> backup-by-copying-when-mismatch to t for everyone rather than just
>>> for root.  I don't know what would the objections to this.
>> From my pov it would be acceptable, but I don't know how people see it.
> Neither do I.

Let's change the default in the trunk. I'll deactivate the setting in
Tramp, and we'll see whether there are complaints. OK?

>> And we should check what it does mean for remote files, because they
>> tend to "mismatch" more often.
> That's a very good point.  

I'm a regular Tramp user, I'll keep it in mind to check whether there
are collateral damages.

>         Stefan

Best regards, Michael.

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