where is my text file?

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Mon Nov 22 19:12:20 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 09:04:45AM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 15:49:12 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > 
> > I was using vim to vreate a file and cleaned up file~.  now when i 
> > type vim file  I only see data?  is there a w ay of recovering the
> > file or  did I screw ssomething up?
> Check if /var/tmp/vi.recover does contain something. Also
> check if vim has been set to automatically create backups
> (of files before they get overwritten).

	No joy.  I think what happened was that i tried nvi and got an error
	message that the file was an 8-bit and would be truncated.  I quit out
	of vi [[nvi], but the damage was done.  --Oh well.   I probly should
	give jmy shoulder a bre ak anyway.


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