About backupcopy and breaking crontab and edquota

Matthijs Mohlmann matthijs@cacholong.nl
Mon, 14 Mar 2005 19:00:55 +0100

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Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> Le Lundi 14 Mars 2005 18:41, Matthijs Mohlmann a =E9crit :
>>Well i've checked the following bugs at this time. (#181426 and
>>#139214) But it seems i can't reproduce it anymore and the guy using
>>vim has 6.0 or 6.1 and we have already 6.3 in the archive. So i think
>>this bug can be closed or add this possible workaround:
> neither do i
>>Add to /etc/vim/{vimrc,gvimrc}
>>autocmd /tmp/crontab.* set backupcopy=3Dyes
>>autocmd /tmp/EdP.* set backupcopy=3Dyes
> well, I'm not sure this has to be done in /etc/vim/{g,}vimrc but I thin=
> that'd be great
> moreover, I'm afraid users that have touched their /etc/vim/{g,}vimrc
> won't see that change go in their config files.
That's true.

> maybe we should have some full vim tree under /etc/vim/ or at least
> some /etc/vim/vim.d/ where we can drop things like that.
That's something i like. Shouldn't be a big problem i think.

>>Another option is to ask the users if they have still this bug when
>>using the current version in sarge.
> this has to be done before we close the bugs for real.
Ok i'll send mail to the users and ask them if the bug still appears.
(I'll CC the list)

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