[gmx-users] multiple backups

Berk Hess gmx3 at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 27 15:21:21 CEST 2004

> > Berk Hess wrote:
> > > So I propose to go back to the old system which has only
> > > a single backup for each file.
> >
>in some cases the runs would go even faster because less disk
>i/o if we could suppress the writing of the backup files.

I think Alessandra already tried to explain you this.
The backup files are not written, the file is only renamed.
Also when removing a file only an entry is removed
from the filesystem, the file contents are not touched.
In both procedures no calculation time is lost.


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