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Old 08-25-2010, 06:39 AM   #1
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Question What are the consequences if I delete one of the elvis.ses file


Dear all,
I'm trying to delete files that are useless and large since I'm running out of diskspace. Some of the files are (I think) Vi session files that are stored in /var/tmp dir, they are named elvis1.ses, elvis2.ses, etc.

Is it OK if I delete these?

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Old 08-25-2010, 08:27 AM   #2
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There should be no problem deleting them. If you are unsure, rename them first, and if elvis runs ok, you are free to delete them. They are only for recording the edit buffers for each session. You can load them up to gain access to old editing history.
http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/...1/elvis.1.html
 
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