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Re: Auto-generated backup files: are they useful?


> On Jun 29, 2020, at 12:23 PM, Jon Evans <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Currently, KiCad automatically creates backups of schematic and PCB
> files when you save a file.
> In other words, I don't think this feature actually gives enough value
> to make it worth the clutter in the project folder and/or the
> development effort to make it work well with less clutter.
> So, I'd like to hear from others on this: anyone disagree?

One user’s perspective (mine):

Keeping designs in a proper source-code control system eliminates the need for such backups.

What, you say, some people don’t use SCC? Oy.