I've currently got:
(setq backup-directory-alist `((".*" . ,temporary-file-directory))) (setq auto-save-file-name-transforms `((".*" ,temporary-file-directory t)))
.emacs, but that doesn't seem to have changed where auto-save files get saved (it has changed where backup files get saved.
M-x describe-variable shows that
temporary-file-directory is set to
/tmp/, but when I edit a file called
testing.md and have unsaved changes, I get a file called
.#testing.md in the same directory. How can I make that file go somewhere else (e.g.
I've had no luck with these suggestions, so any suggestions welcome!
If it helps, I'm on GNU Emacs 23.3.1, running Ubuntu.