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Re: New function: vc-ediff

From: Christoph Scholtes
Subject: Re: New function: vc-ediff
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 08:05:56 -0700
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Hi Eli,

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> But when the command is invoked out of VC context, like from some
> unrelated buffer, it might be a good idea to ask, because the user
> could have something very different in mind than to diff the current
> buffer's file.

What do you mean by `out of VC context'?

> IIUC, vc-ediff, as written, does not allow me to specify the file for
> which to show the diffs (unless I invoke it with a prefix argument).
> It assumes that I want to diff the file visited by the current
> buffer.  I'm not sure this is the best default in this case.

My initial intention was to provide an `ediff' equivalent to `vc-diff',
which works on what has been deduced by `vc-deduce-fileset', i.e. the
current buffer or the selection in `vc-dir'.


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