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Re: Problem with simple script to clean out an ERC buffer


From: J. David Boyd
Subject: Re: Problem with simple script to clean out an ERC buffer
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:35:31 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (cygwin)

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> J. David Boyd wrote:
>
>> Yes there is, but it doesn't do anything:
>> erc-cmd-CLEAR
>>
>> Supposed to "Clear the window content", but the
>> code reads:
>>
>> (defun erc-cmd-CLEAR () "Clear the window
>> content." (recenter 0) t) (put 'erc-cmd-CLEAR
>> 'process-not-needed t)
>
> Indeed, it doesn't seem to do anything. You can
> ask at gmane.emacs.erc.general (or
> address@hidden) and tell them about it.
>
>> Anyway, I like to clear out the buffer so
>> I can reduce my memory footprint. If there is
>> anything important in it, I usually grab it
>> and put it into an org file.
>
> "Reduce the memory footprint"??? It is just
> an Emacs text buffer!


Yes, but I have many many buffers open, lots of ERC buffers open, and
just don't like having 30k rows of text that I have already read hanging
around....





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