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Re: auto save for shell buffers

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: auto save for shell buffers
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 09:19:11 +0100
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Perry Smith <address@hidden> writes:

> How can I set things up so the buffer being used to run an inferior shell 
> will be autosaved periodically to a file?
> The file to save in could be named "shell-2018-01-22".
> I thought this would be trivial but it seems the autosave concept is
> deeply tied into the visiting file concepts which of course, doesn't
> apply for the buffer being used by the inferior shell.

I'm not sure why you think that. You can save the shell buffer to a
file, and it will be autosaved. Note that the shell buffer doesn't
have to be called "*shell*"


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