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Re: get rid of leftover auto save #files#

From: Lowell Gilbert
Subject: Re: get rid of leftover auto save #files#
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 17:57:10 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Kevin Dziulko <> writes:

> When I decide to abandon changes made to a buffer.  I exit emacs without 
> saving the file.  It asks "Modified buffers exist; exit anyway?"  I answer 
> yes.  Now I have an auto save #file# file there.  How can I not get these 
> files in this scenario?  I want to keep auto save on because of it's many 
> benefits.

I usually mark the file as unmodified before killing it. 
[M-~ in the default configuration]

I suppose you could use the kill-buffer-hook or some related hook to
do this automatically...

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