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Re: Suggestion: Have `C-x v =' run `diff-backup'

From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: Suggestion: Have `C-x v =' run `diff-backup'
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 15:41:08 +0200

2011/4/14 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>:
> When looking at files, I often wonder what the diff is between the
> current version and the previous one, so my fingers go `C-x v ='
> automatically, only to be presented with "No fileset is available here".
> Wouldn't it be nice if that command, if there was no fileset there, and
> there were backup files, would then run `diff-backup' instead of just
> erroring out?

I guess this would be confusing to many people if they're not aware of
this behaviour. If this is implemented, maybe it would be best to tell
the user that there is no fileset and ask if s?he wants to diff with
the backup?

Deniz Dogan

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