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Re: VC and Tramp

From: Gerd Moellmann
Subject: Re: VC and Tramp
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 16:48:03 +0100 (CET)
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"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:

> > ** Another alternative is to enhance call-process so that it works
> > remotely.  But then it is not clear how should call-process find out
> > which filename handler to invoke?  (We could define that it does this
> > based on default-directory, but I'm not sure that this is a clean
> > solution.)  Richard didn't like this idea.
> I still fail to see what's wrong with this approach.
> Dired uses it with dired-call-process and it works just fine.
> Also the question "which handler to invoke" is the same for call-process
> as it is for shell-command, so where's the problem ?

I tend to agree.  We should bring this back on the table after the
pretest.  Maybe we're overlooking something; I don't remember at 
present what exactly Richard was worried about.

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