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Re: vc-*-root finctions

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: vc-*-root finctions
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 12:06:10 -0800

Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

  > >>>>> "Dan" == Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> writes:
  > >> To support asynchronous behavior well, we wish to keep the user informed,
  > >> i.e, updating some visible status at the asynchronous boundaries (twice).
  > Dan> Huh? Please explain this.
  > He is saying that when you start an async command, you want to give
  > the user some indication is has started; and then when the command
  > finishes, Emacs should give an indication that it has finished.
  > That seems fairly uncontroversial to me.

Agreed.  That's why I said that the patch needs to be split up.... 
Using the mode-line (like all the vc-commands do now) seems like a good

  > However, I think the most likely cause of "flickering" would be the
  > pcvs-like in-buffer notification, which got nixed.  

Printing the exact command run for doing was considered unnecessary, but
maybe printing some other status message could be helpful...

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