[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: RCS revert to previous version

From: MH
Subject: Re: RCS revert to previous version
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2002 07:31:05 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.3.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

On Sat, 12 Oct 2002, Chris wrote:

> Well, this command reverts the current buffer back to the state when
> it was last checked out. Which can be handy, but is not what I am
> looking for. Let me take another stab at explaining. I have a
> document that has gone through these changes (numbers are version
> numbers):
> 1.5
> Bob went to school
> 1.6 
> Mary went home
> 1.7
> John went to the market
> 1.8
> Chris discovers emacs (and then fire)
> I open the document (1.8) and discover that I need to go back to
> version 1.6. How best to do this? I can open 1.6 up using the
> show-other-version command, but then I have to select everything in
> the old display document and paste it "over" the new document. It
> just seemed to me there must be a better way of going back more than
> one revision.
> Maybe I am just missing something really stupid... or maybe this is
> just not needed very often. But the ability to revert back more than
> one version seems very useful to me.


vc-merge ...


see "Version Control" in the emacs info entry and ediff, of course

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]