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Abnormally large savehist file?

I'm starting to use Spacemacs and occasionally I get stuck with Emacs beginning to require infinite amount of CPU and memory. Inspecting my .emacs.d/.cache folder reveals that the file savehist is 1....
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Are there any libraries in Emacs or the wider package system for automatically persisting variables

I have a number of variables that store useful state that would be nice to persist across restarts of Emacs. Are there any libraries that allow this to be done simply so I can avoid a bunch of ...
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How to make M-x and C-h f share the history?

It's quite common that I'll look through a command's documentation with C-h f, and then invoke the command with M-x immediately afterwards. Right now, the shortest way I've found to “invoke the last ...
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Remembering history between sessions in Inferior Emacs Lisp Mode

I can't make Emacs remember the history for *ielm* buffers between sessions. As far as I can tell, such history is recorded in the buffer-local variable comint-input-ring. Therefore I have added the ...