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RE: mail-recover seems not working

From: WAROQUIERS Philippe
Subject: RE: mail-recover seems not working
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 10:26:23 +0100

I checked. 
What is happening is that there is a file
in my home directory named #*mail*#.......# (where ....
are numbers/letters).
When I kill the buffer, this file disappears.
When I type mail-recover, another filename is given
which then gives the 'not found' message.

-----Original Message-----
From: Eli Zaretskii [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: 28-Dec-2001 12:22
To: address@hidden
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: mail-recover seems not working

> From: Philippe Waroquiers <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 02:30:43 +0100 (MET)
> M-x mail
> type enough characters to have the *mail* being auto-saved.
> (to make it easier, before doing the mail, the variable
> auto-save-interval can be set to a low value e.g. 10).
> Then kill the buffer.
> It is unclear how to recover what has been typed..
> M-x mail-recover 
> gives an error message such as:
> /net/gull/disc1/home/wao/#*mail*#238869cr# not found

Do you see the file by that name in your home directory, or is the
file simply not there?

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