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Re: patch against vc-rcs.el: vc-rcs-checkin: allows user login to be add
Re: patch against vc-rcs.el: vc-rcs-checkin: allows user login to be added
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:03:09 +0200
Gnus/5.13001 (Ma Gnus v0.10) XEmacs/21.5-b34 (linux)
> That's right.
> At first sight, it seems that
> (log-edit-extract-headers '(("Author" . "-w"))
After thinking about it, I admit I don't understand this logic.
Git bzr, hg are server/client based with a common repository, in which
case this command makes sense.
But the situation I consider is entirely different. Maybe I have not
explained this well enough.
Suppose I have a latex file under RCS version control:
However I collaborate with someone, who does not use RCS, but sends me
his modified version of this document.
I want to check this in into the RCS, but specifying a different author.
But the only way I see to do this, is to have a prompt asking for the
How otherwise could the RCS system guess the author? the file I checked
in does not provide any information concerning the author whatsoever.
I am puzzled.