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SubjectRe: linux-2.5.4-pre1 - bitkeeper testing
Steven Cole wrote:

>
>Quoting from "VMS General User's Manual", section 2.1.1 Filenames, Types,
>and Versions, "You can control the number of versions of a file by specifying
>the /VERSION_LIMIT qualifier to the DCL commands CREATE/DIRECTORY, SET DIRECTORY,
>and SET FILE."
>
>It has been a while (about 12 years), but IIRC, you could set /VERSION_LIMIT=1 and
>effectively get rid of the annoying versions. But some people, the Aunt Tillie
>types, were always tripping over their shoelaces and unintentially deleting files.
>For those people, the version feature probably seemed a blessing rather than a
>curse.
>
>Steven
>
>
So with every command to create a directory you had to add an extra
parameter specifying that you didn't want extra versions or else you got
them?

Hans

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