Subject: Re: README: install(1) & backups
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/24/1999 21:43:02
>FYI: I've added a -b(ackup) flag to install(1) to move any existing
>file(s) aside by renaming them to file.old instead of simply deleting
>them. A different backup suffix may be chosen with the -B option's

what about something more vmslike^H^H^Hgnulike^H^H^Hnumeric so that
you can keep multiple backups?

eg .0 .1 .2 ...

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