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Re: Hot to prevent emacs from generating ".#xxxx" files?

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: Hot to prevent emacs from generating ".#xxxx" files?
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 09:43:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 30 Aug 2008 11:57:51 -0700 (PDT) gooood wrote:

> When edit files with emacs, emacs will generate a broken symbolic link.
> For example if you open ~/a.txt in emacs and type some words, 
> there will be a symbolic lnk named .#a.txt in your home directory.
> Is there some method to prevent emacs from generating this file? 

Why would you want to do that?  Emacs uses them for locking and auto
saving.  Unless you like painful data loss you should be happy they are

> Or put it in another directory such as '/tmp'?

I don't think so.


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