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bug#18692: 25.0.50; (emacs) `Backup Names' is not the place for `backup-
bug#18692: 25.0.50; (emacs) `Backup Names' is not the place for `backup-directory-alist'
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:22:36 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)
Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:
> This node has the title "Single or Numbered Backups".
> The paragraph about `backup-directory-alist' does not belong in this
> node, even though the second half of this sentence (which should be a
> separate sentence, BTW) does mention something pertinent to backup file
> A typical use is to add an element `("." . DIR)' to make all
> backups in the directory with absolute name DIR; Emacs modifies the
> backup file names to avoid clashes between files with the same names
> originating in different directories.
> This paragraph belongs in node `Backup', which is about whether, how,
> and where to save backups.
I've now moved it and elided the bit about applying to both numbered and
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