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Re: message auto-saving?

From: Alan Schmitt
Subject: Re: message auto-saving?
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:46:56 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

Hello Eric,

On 2016-03-24 15:01, Eric S Fraga <> writes:

> On Thursday, 24 Mar 2016 at 11:18, Alan Schmitt wrote:
>> No, there was nothing there. I just waited until I save the "autosave"
>> message for this current message, and I cannot find where this has been
>> saved … I also looked into ~/Mail/drafts, which is where
> Assuming you are using a unix variant, try the following
> On shell:
> $ cd
> $ touch xxx    (some file name that is unique)
> Now start composing an email and wait for auto-save to kick in.
> Back in shell:
> $ find . -newer xxx
> and see what it reports.

Great idea! I've found it. It's in ~/.emacs/.cache/auto-save/site. I
would never have thought to look there.

Thanks a lot!


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