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Re: kept-old-versions doesn't get that nagging first backup~


From: Emilio Lopes
Subject: Re: kept-old-versions doesn't get that nagging first backup~
Date: 12 Mar 2001 13:41:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.5

Luis Fernandes wrote:

> >>>>> "eliz" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>     On 7 Mar 2001, Dan Jacobson wrote:

>     >> OK, but emacs lacks a mechanism to clean up that single
>     >> non-numbered backup, e.g., file.txt~

>     eliz> Does the Dired command `~' help?

> Yes, but in the local sub-directory only, not across my whole
> home-directory...which is why, I too, have:

> alias deb='find . -name "*~" -exec rm -f {} \;' #delete emacs backups

Off-topic, but anyway...

The following script removes old backup files down $PWD whose originals
do not exist anymore or were not modified since a given amount of time.
Use at your own risk!

Attachment: clean-backups
Description: Bash version

Attachment: clean-backups-zsh
Description: Zsh version


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