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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: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:04:06 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (cygwin)

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> J. David Boyd wrote:
>
>>> "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....
>
> Wow, you read a lot of IRC chats!
>
> Still, perhaps one can automate this somehow,
> like once every day, iterate all the ERC
> buffers, see if they are too long, and if so,
> clear them.
>
> That wouldn't take into consideration what
> you've read or not so perhaps you still want
> it manually.


I definitely want it to be a manual process.  Sometimes I don't get back to
check a chatroom for a day or more, so I don't want anything truncating it
before I get there.





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