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Re: [O] bug: cannot refile x to x, or go to x, where headers have the sa

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] bug: cannot refile x to x, or go to x, where headers have the same name
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2016 23:49:57 +0200


Samuel Wales <address@hidden> writes:

> i often refile a header to a target that has the same name as the
> source.  they are different headers, but they have the same name.
> my goal is to send x(1) to x(2) so that the olpath looks like
> x(2)/x(1).  this to me is totally legitimate.  i often have headers
> with the same name, for various reasons.
> but org-refile removes the /source/ header name from the list of
> /target/ candidates.  perhaps the intention was to prevent refiling
> something to itself.  did that cause problems?

There's a guard against it later in the process, so I guess it doesn't
matter here.

> but i am not refiling something to itself.  they just have the same
> name.  they are different headers.
> furthermore, the same bug occurs with refile goto.
> i can work around this by adding random text to the source header, or
> moving point for goto, but i'd rather not have to.
> can this interlock ve disabled or modified to allow different headers
> with the same name?

I disabled this exclusion in master.

Thank you for suggesting it.


Nicolas Goaziou

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