[OS X Emacs] Aquamacs question: disable/rename backup files?

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Tue Jan 22 15:17:22 EST 2008

    David> Don't think they do when I copy & paste the buffer elsewhere and
    David> then kill it or quit Emacs ...

    David> But this may be by design.

Correct.  They are there I believe so you can recover-file or
recover-session.  To have Emacs put them someplace more convenient, set
auto-save-directory.  If not set (the default) auto-save files go in the
same directory as the file they are tracking.


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