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Re: [PATCH] Disable VC when Emacs is noninteractive -batch

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Disable VC when Emacs is noninteractive -batch
Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2007 15:06:03 -0700

Michael Olson <address@hidden> writes:

  > I've noticed lately that VC can behave badly when trying to build one of
  > my Emacs Lisp add-on programs.  If a file has been deleted at some
  > point, it will interrupt the build to prompt me about whether to restore
  > it -- this is a show-stopper.  Also, even when building Emacs (as of a
  > week ago, at least), VC prints several spurious messages on the console;
  > they are harmless in this case, but nonetheless provide needless
  > clutter.

Were you working with files under bzr? vc-bzr had a bug that Stefan
fixed recently. 

If not, can you please describe the problem that you are seeing?

  > I think that VC should be disabled by default when emacs is passed the
  > -batch option.  The attached patch implements this.  Is it OK if I
  > install it?  VC is supposed to be for working interactively with version
  > control systems, so I can't see any reason not to install the patch.

If the reason you want to do this to avoid bugs in VC, then IMO this
is not a good idea. If VC has a problem, it has to be fixed.

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