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Re: [NonGNU ELPA] 11 new packages!

From: Akib Azmain Turja
Subject: Re: [NonGNU ELPA] 11 new packages!
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 23:43:33 +0600

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: Akib Azmain Turja <akib@disroot.org>
>> Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 18:22:58 +0600
>> >> * GC Buffers - Kill garbage buffers automatically
>> >>
>> >> This kills all garbage buffers (can be obviously customized) after a
>> >> certain amount of idle time.
>> > [...]
>> >
>> > Is it in some way superior to clean-buffer-list?
>> I'm not sure, since I discovered that command just a few days ago.
>> However, as I understand reading the manual, it is intended for
>> file-visited buffers, and not for running every now and then.  But
>> GC Buffers is mainly targeted at temporary buffers and the buffers
>> created as a result of various command, for example Flymake diagnostics
>> buffer, Helpful buffer, etc.
> What about midnight.el -- did you look at that?

At a quick look, IIUC midnight.el kills buffers once a day, while
GC Buffers kills buffers after a minute of idle, by default.

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