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

From: Davis Herring
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Disable VC when Emacs is noninteractive -batch
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 08:46:19 -0700 (PDT)
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> I would be leery of having emacs automatically answer any VC
> questions at all -- there are new vc systems being added and
> developed, and it's not hard for me to imagine a (non-emacs-using)
> developer adding a prompt where either `yes' or `no' is the right
> answer most of the time but a destructively wrong answer in some
> rarer cases.

It's not the VC system -- that is, the external program like "cvs" -- that
asks such questions, but rather the VC package in Emacs.  There's no risk
that people working on the latter won't be Emacs users and won't (if it's
documented properly!) understand the implications of automatic answers.


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