Re: [AMBER-Developers] Backup file renaming?

From: Volodymyr Babin <>
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 12:43:17 -0500 (EST)

>>> Another question about file I/O. I have my own routines similar to
>>> amopen() that automatically allocates LUNs. It also makes backup files
>>> similar to CNS, which is sort of a VMS emulation. A replaced file
>>> becomes <filename>_1. If <filename>_1 exists, it is moved to
>>> <filename>_2, and so on up to some max-backup limit.

I would not do that in sander. It should not be difficult to achieve on shell
level, if desired. I would consistently overwrite everything to keep simple
things simple.

Have a great day,


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