options: --backup-dir and --sufix not combinable?

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Thu Jul 31 19:18:45 EST 2003

On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 10:50:53AM +0200, Samuel Hug wrote:
> hi there
> i would like to backup any file which is updated into a specific 
> directory, "--backup-dir=" does work well. but i also would have 
> multiple backups from each file, to make this possible i thought i 
> combine "--backup-dir=" with the "--suffix" option and attach a 
> timestamp to each files name.
> well if i use "--suffix" alone it works, but in combination it won't 
> work, it just overwrites the old file in the backup-dir.
> is this intention?

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