RE: emacs without backup option
> > Does someone know which option is regarded to avoid emacs from
> > imediately creating a backup file by opening a new or any other file?
Put the following in ~/.emacs:
(setq make-backup-files nil) ; Never create backup files
It works for me.
Jay Ford, Network Engineering Group, Information Technology Services
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
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