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bug#39791: 26.3; auto-save-list-file-name should not be deleted when Ema


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#39791: 26.3; auto-save-list-file-name should not be deleted when Emacs is terminated by SIGHUP
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:46:31 +0200

> Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:22:44 -0500 (EST)
> From: Ed Sabol via "Bug reports for GNU Emacs,
>  the Swiss army knife of text editors" <address@hidden>
> 
> If I ssh to a remote server and start Emacs and my ssh connection is severed
> sometime thereafter, causing the remote emacs process to be terminated with
> SIGHUP, the auto-save-list-file-name file is deleted. I find this very
> undesirable. If there's an option to change this behavior, I can't find one.

Emacs deletes auto-save-list-file-name upon SIGHUP because it performs
auto-save.  Since auto-saving was done, what would be the purpose of
keeping auto-save-list-file-name?  That variable is only for when
auto-saving wasn't performed on exit.





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