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Emacs Lock Files

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I get really annoyed when I’m working on something these days which requires constant recompliation and Emacs puts all these files with #’s in them.

What are those? Lock files.

What is a lock file? Something Emacs uses to detect if two instances of Emacs are editing the same file (either though a shared storage or two instances on the same computer).

I haven’t done it, but if you want you can disable it by putting this in your init.el

(setq create-lockfiles nil)

(Source: Stackexchange)


Any issues or suggestions? Tell me on github.

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