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bug#694: marked as done (23.0.60; wrong behaviour of


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#694: marked as done (23.0.60; wrong behaviour of
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 13:50:35 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2.91 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> I believe vc-workfile-unchanged-p and if the two timestamsps are the
>>>> same, it can conclude that the file is unchanged, but if the
>>>> timestamps are different, it should call the backend specific
>>>> workfile-unchanged-p function.
>>> 
>>> For CVS if the user requested to `stay-local', this is not quite right
>>> either since it will connect to the server.  Admittedly, there's no way
>>> to get the right answer without connecting to the server, but this
>>> behavior has been with us for years and I usually consider it a feature
>>> (most/all the CVS servers I use are usually remote/slow/unreachable, so
>>> it's important to have control over when VC contacts the server and when
>>> it doesn't).
>
>> Should I revert the patch then?
>
> I'm not sure, but I'd tend to think so, yes.

Okay, reverted.  I inserted a comment in the code linking to this
discussion.






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