> RedHat 9.
>> $ cd directory
> $ vi file
> [exit with q, i.e. no modification]
>> When listed with ls -l, the file modification time is unchanged, but if
> I cd up, the last modification time of directory has been updated.
>> Is there an explanation? Standard vi e.g. on Solaris does not do this.
Does vi (or most likely vim in this case) create and then delete
any temporary file in the same directory?
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!