[Openmcl-devel] Backups, revision control, and taking over the world

Doug Currie dcurrie at parasimtech.com
Wed Aug 5 14:56:57 PDT 2009

On Aug 5, 2009, at 4:50 PM, Ron Garret wrote:

> I wanted to change the way Hemlock stores backups.  I like having
> backups, but I don't like having them stored with the emacs convention
> of appending a twiddle to the file name.  (I'd rather have them stored
> in a hidden directory where I can get to them if I need them but they
> aren't in my face every time I look at a directory.  I'm a bit of a
> neat freak.)

That sounds like a job for logical-pathname-translations.

> So... is the fact that write-hemlock-backup-file takes a URL as its
> argument just a tease, or is something like this already on someone's
> agenda?

Rainer Joswig had something to say about URLs and pathnames on this  
list in early June.


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