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Re: Backup filename


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Backup filename
Date: 04 Dec 2003 09:47:24 +0200

> From: "." <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 19:22:20 GMT
> 
> Could someone tell me how to move my backups to ~/.backups and have them 
> named something like "|home|me|.emacs.1" and then "|home|me|.emacs.2", 
> "|home|me|.emacs.3" and so on. I can't get make-backup-file-name to work 
> on 21.?

Why did you go directly to make-backup-file-name?  There's a simpler
facility; see the doc string of backup-directory-alist.  Any reasons
why it won't do what you want?





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