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Re: What's your favourite *under_publicized* editing feature ofEmacs?


From: PJ Weisberg
Subject: Re: What's your favourite *under_publicized* editing feature ofEmacs?
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 18:48:22 -0800

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 9:38 PM, Todd Wylie <address@hidden> wrote:
> I find it simplest to consolidate backups to a single directory:
>
> ;; universal directory
> (setq backup-directory-alist `(("." . "~/.emacs.d/AUTOSAVE/")))
>
> and periodically expunge them manually, simply by opening the directory in 
> dired, type '~', and flush them in one go.
>
> Best, T

I do the same, but I have a cron job that deletes them after a month
or so without my intervention.

-PJ



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