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10-02-12, 09:57 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Phanx View Post
I'm not entirely sure how it decides when to create these backups, but they are usually so far out of date as to be completely useless.
I tell people who ask "if-and-only-if the .bak doesn't already exist" and ignore the once in a blue moon when the client decides to update the copy anyhow.

The various addon updaters out there could add a nice feature where they offer to delete the .bak files for you. I wouldn't want it done automatically, but a handy button to do it on command would make the .bak file creation a lot more useful.
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