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Re: emacs dropbox conflict

From: J. David Boyd
Subject: Re: emacs dropbox conflict
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:30:48 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (cygwin)

Rusi <address@hidden> writes:

> I was working in emacs with a colleague: Different locations -- file shared 
> by dropbox
> Now we can set the backup to go somewhere outside the Dropbox directory
> However emacs also seems to create another file -- a link .#filename
> that causes some conflict
> Can emcas be setup to not have that file be in the same directory as the file 
> being worked on?

Why would you want to do that?  That file is a marker to tell you that someone
is editing the file.  When done editing, doesn't that file go away?

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