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Re: tramp (2.0.39); backup file naming error (%backup% resulted)

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: tramp (2.0.39); backup file naming error (%backup% resulted)
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 23:35:36 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09002 (Oort Gnus v0.20) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Tim Connors <address@hidden> writes:

>> Problems with backup are discussed in the Tramp manual, chapter
>> "Auto-save and Backup". Your workaround is presented as solution there.
> I just read that, to see what is going wrong in my system.
> I have the lines in xemacs setup via the customize system in custom.el:
>  '(tramp-auto-save-directory "~/.trampautosave")
>  '(bkup-backup-directory-info (quote ((t "~/xemacs-backups/" ok-create
> full-path))) nil (backup-dir))
> But for quite some time now, autosave files have been going to my remote
> host, to the same directory as the file being edited. In fact, the last
> date on any file in ~/.trampautosave is Sep24 2001, despite currently
> having files open.

I've reproduced the same behaviour on my host. Tonight, I'm too tired
debugging it (looks like XEmacs specific, but even this isn't for
sure). I'll try to do it next days.

Best regards, Michael.

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