Cannot write backup file; backing up in ~/.emacs.d/%backup%~

Achim Gratz Stromeko@NexGo.DE
Tue Feb 10 14:42:00 GMT 2015

Tim Even <timreven54 <at>> writes:
> Do you have any ideas about how to get backups working on the following?

Emacs issues this warning when you have no write access in the directory
where the file you're editing resides.  Based on the assumption that you
would have those rights in your home directory it then falls back to put the
backup copy into ~/.emacs.d instead.


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