[Top][All Lists]

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

bug#11810: 24.1.50; `vc-diff' shrinks pre-existing window

From: martin rudalics
Subject: bug#11810: 24.1.50; `vc-diff' shrinks pre-existing window
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2012 08:36:30 +0200

> That should work, but IMO `even-window-heights' behavior is just too
> surprising (with its conditions on window positions), so, if you don't
> mind, I'll open another bug with proposal to change its default value,
> presenting the above as alternative.


>> I'm more concerned with the fact that an application might reuse the
>> shrunk window via `display-buffer'.
> In this case, unless the new buffer is the same as the one already
> displayed in the shrunk window, `display-buffer-record-window' will
> overwrite the 'quit-restore parameter, so I don't see what the problem
> scenario would be. Hadn't managed to reproduce one either.

Consider users with always <= 2 windows per frame: If `display-buffer'
displays some temporary buffer in the other, reused window, shrinking it
to some few lines, calling `switch-to-buffer-other-window' in that
situation won't be of much fun.

>>  > If someone wants `shrink-window-if-...' to have no effect only in
>>  > `vc-diff', well, that's a different goal.
>> But that's probably what some people want.
> I don't think we've seen a request exactly like that yet, but that would
> require a vc-prefixed variable.

When we get such a request you'll take care of it ;-)

> window.el (quit-window): Always restore window height when it's saved in
> quit-restore parameter.

Installed as revision 108897.


reply via email to

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