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Re: Disabling VC: Documentation seems inadequate.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Disabling VC: Documentation seems inadequate.
Date: 04 Dec 2003 11:00:22 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

> I mentioned this in summer of 2002, and you took on the task of polling
> users on the issue of what C-x C-q should do (thanks!).  It turned out
> that my feeling wasn't that widespread - it was my problem.  So, of
> course, I bound C-x C-q to `toggle-read-only' in my own .emacs.

Your recollection is incorrect: In Emacs-CVS C-x C-q is now bound to

> (i) Sometimes my files (checked out from SourceForge under CVS control),
> get loaded into RO buffers, despite the files being writeable.  I haven't
> investigated why;
> (ii) Sometimes Emacs has signalled an error on C-x C-s.  This occurred on
> Emacs 21.1, but seems to have been fixed for 21.3.  It happened after I'd
> edited a buffer, then renamed the file to a "backup" name (e.g. mv
> cc-awk.el cc-awk.191103.el) before doing C-x C-s; (I used mv rather than
> cp so as to preserve the file's timestamp).

> Now this is all probably "pilot error", but it's hassle which appears not
> to bring me any benefit.

If it's related to VC and you were not using VC, then it's definitely not
a pilot error but a bug in VC (or maybe a feature, but in that case maybe
we should reconsider its classification).
So please report those problems so we can fix them.


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