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Re: Using different default-directory and relative paths in VC, Was: Re:
Re: Using different default-directory and relative paths in VC, Was: Re: bug#21383
Mon, 07 Sep 2015 21:31:42 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)
>> Sorry, I didn't realize you were talking about vc-state. No I guess
>> vc-state would have to keep working with absolute file names (tho it
>> could be extended to also accept relative file names).
> It was just an example. Would vc-state keep working with absolute file
> names, but vc-working-revision start only accepting relative ones?
I guess all those functions which are part of the API exposed by VC to
external packages would need to preserve support for absolute file
>> I'd expect that the caller should be able to easily arrange for each
>> file in the list to *already* be relative to default-directory, so
>> there's no need to look for the common parent.
> If the relative file names start with "../", the result is pointless:
I explicitly ruled them out in my earlier definition of "relative file names".