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Re: ! in Dired--what was the outcome?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: ! in Dired--what was the outcome?
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 18:56:19 +0900

Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:
>> For example C-x C-s M-! cp {} {}.save RET before starting to make
>> possibly hazardous changes...
> M-x copy-file

I usually just use `find-alternate-file' (after saving):  C-x C-v RET

Which forces the backup system to start a new backup at that point.

`Life is a boundless sea of bitterness'

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