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Re: backup file save not saving to backups directory.


From: Sharon Kimble
Subject: Re: backup file save not saving to backups directory.
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:26:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.93 (gnu/linux)

Anssi Saari <address@hidden> writes:

> 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?

I've found that I need to have "auto-save-buffers-enhanced" in my setup
and then it all works well.

Thanks
Sharon.
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