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Re: Why @#! is not Emacs using the Recycle bin on w32?

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Why @#! is not Emacs using the Recycle bin on w32?
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 23:49:03 +0200 (CEST)

> >   libtrash is a shared library which, when preloaded, will
> >   intercept calls to a series of GNU libc functions and make sure
> >   that, if an attempt to destroy certain files is made, these
> >   won't be permanently destroyed but rather moved to a "trash
> >   can".  [...]
> Thanks. Do I understand this correctly if I assume that you in a
> flexible manner can decide which files to include in this?

Of course.  For example, to make firefox not use the trash mechanism,

  TRASH_OFF=YES firefox

on the command line.  Globally, you can specify which files and
directories are never handled; this is compiled into the library.  All
users can add a local `.libtrash' file in the home directory.


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