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Re: Introducing 'unrecognized and 'ignored

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: Introducing 'unrecognized and 'ignored
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2008 19:22:44 -0800

Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

  > I don't understand how the 'dir' argument works with the existing
  > vc-hg-dir-status.  The argument is never used in the function.  When I
  > tried vc-status on a mercurial working directory, I got results for
  > the whole tree, not the particular subdirectory I requested, which is
  > also weird.

It's a bug in vc-hg-dir-status (and in vc-hg-dir-state). I fixed it.

  > The resulting buffer is always called *vc-status*, which is
  > unfriendly.  Perhaps it should be named after the requested directory.

No opinion here. PCL-CVS calls it *cvs*, and it does not seem like a big
issue when using it.

  > I think it would be best to make vc-status work asynchronously from the
  > very beginning.  That is what pcl-cvs and psvn do, and it is nicer to
  > use on larger trees.  I think this is important to do first because it
  > is simpler to redesign the back end hooks now, if needed.

Good idea. Not sure what is the best way to do this. Feel free to change

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