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2 months ago

nvim-early-retirement 👴👵

Send buffers into early retirement by automatically closing them after x minutes of inactivity.

Makes the bufferline or :bnext less crowded.


-- packer
use {
    config = function () require("early-retirement").setup() end,

-- lazy.nvim
    config = true,
    event = "VeryLazy",


defaultOpts = {
    -- if a buffer has been inactive for this many minutes, close it
    retirementAgeMins = 20,

    -- filetypes to ignore
    ignoredFiletypes = {},

    -- ignore files matching this lua pattern; empty string disables this setting
    ignoreFilenamePattern = "",

    -- will not close the alternate file
    ignoreAltFile = true,

    -- minimum number of open buffers for auto-closing to become active. E.g.,
    -- by setting this to 4, no auto-closing will take place when you have 3
    -- or fewer open buffers. Note that this plugin never closes the currently
    -- active buffer, so a number < 2 will effectively disable this setting.
    minimumBufferNum = 1,

    -- will ignore buffers with unsaved changes. If false, the buffers will
    -- automatically be written and then closed.
    ignoreUnsavedChangesBufs = true,

    -- ignore non-empty buftypes, for example terminal buffers
    ignoreSpecialBuftypes = true,

    -- ignore visible buffers ("a" in `:buffers`). Buffers that are open in
    -- a window or in a tab are considered visible by vim.
    ignoreVisibleBufs = true,

    -- ignore unloaded buffers. Session-management plugin often add buffers
    -- to the buffer list without loading them.
    ignoreUnloadedBufs = false,

    -- Show notification on closing. Works with nvim-notify or noice.nvim
    notificationOnAutoClose = false,

    -- when a file is deleted, for example via an external program, delete the
    -- associated buffer as well
    deleteBufferWhenFileDeleted = false,

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