What's With the Tilde After the Stack File Extension?

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Wed Jun 16 18:53:34 EDT 2010

Normal behavior. Rev saves a copy to revert to in case of
interruption/crash. This happens rarely but you'll be glad it backed up the
stack first someday. If someone pulled the plug in the middle of the save,
you'd still have something.

On 16 June 2010 15:16, Gregory Lypny <gregory.lypny at videotron.ca> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I was working on a stack today.  It has one substack.  Everything was going
> fine until I noticed that saving the stack was taking too long (it's small)
> and I was getting the spinning beach ball in Mac OS X.  I had the folder in
> which I store the stack open and noticed that during saving a duplicate file
> appears with tilde appended to the stack's extension as in stackName.rev~.
>  When saving is finally complete, the duplicate with the tilde disappears.
>  None of this happens with stacks that are working properly.  Does anyone
> know what the problem is?
> Gregory
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Stephen Barncard
San Francisco

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