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BricsCAD V19 on Ubuntu 18.04
Maybe I'm not understanding something correctly.
My drawing directory is /home/bill/BricsCAD
My backup directory is /home/bill/BricsCAD/Saved
I have SAVEFILEPATH = /home/bill/BricsCAD/Saved
I have SAVETIME = 3
I keep getting .bak files in my drawing directory instead of the backup directory. Why? I check SAVEFILEPATH to see if it's nulled out, but it's always as it should be. What is telling BricsCAD to save backups in my drawing directory ignoring my specific instructions via SAVEFILEPATH?
Also, when BricsCAD locks up and either I end it or it nukes itself, restarting BricsCAD acts like nothing just happened. That, in and of itself, is pretty rude.
If I select the drawing I was working on, it apparently knows there's a lock on that file and asks permission to unlock it and proceed. Fair enough, as far as that goes, but doesn't it also know there's a more recent backup and suggest hauling it up instead?
I'm ending up renaming the most recent .bak file to .dwg in the backup directory or the drawing directory depending on where I find it and opening it up to see if it's indeed better than the 'official' version in the drawing directory. I'm comparing the two versions to see which one I want, shutdown BricsCAD and then have to move files around via Linux to get an environment as a reasonable starting point to restart BricsCAD. That takes several minutes every time BricsCAD abends and that occurs often enough to warrant having a 3 minute backup interval.
How are others experiencing such issues?