Re: Is it possible to prevent emacs auto saving the filename~?
tyler <email@example.com> writes:
> 明覺 <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> I know that emacs auto save a file named filename~ when I modified the
>> file filename, but I do not like the autosaved copy, could i stop this
>> function? thanks
> Set auto-save-default to nil, as explained in the Emacs manual:
> (info "(emacs)Auto Save Control")
> (setq auto-save-default nil)
> to your .emacs will do this automatically.
Oops! My mistake - this will turn off the auto-save feature, but what
you were asking about was the backup feature, which is something
different. It's controlled the same way though:
(setq make-backup-files nil)
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