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Re: backup file save not saving to backups directory.


From: Anssi Saari
Subject: Re: backup file save not saving to backups directory.
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:18:27 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

Sharon Kimble <address@hidden> writes:

> I am using this code in my 'init.el' -
> ;;; from Tassilo Horn 11/08/14
> (setq version-control t
>       delete-old-versions t
>       kept-new-versions 7
>       kept-old-versions 0
>       backup-directory-alist '(("." . "~/.emacs.d/backup/")))
>
> When a file is saved, it is saved to its destination, but there is no
> backup copy in "~/.emacs.d/backup/". How can I get a backup copy please?

Those settings seem to work fine for me, the directory was created and
backups appeared in it. Are you sure the settings are actually in
effect?



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