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Re: Trying to merge two files with emacs... need help!


From: Gary Z
Subject: Re: Trying to merge two files with emacs... need help!
Date: 12 May 2004 04:50:45 -0700

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> > From: address@hidden (Gary Z)
> > Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> > Date: 11 May 2004 20:25:04 -0700
> > 
> > I'm new to emacs and I'm trying to use it to merge two files into one.
> > Some time ago, I watched a co-worker step through a file and
> > selectively merge changes into it from another file. Unfortunately, I
> > don't recall how he did it! Currently, I'm opening a file with emacs,
> > selecting diff (2 files) from the menu, specifying the current file
> > and the file I want to merge into the current file.
> 
> I hope that was a typo, and you actually meant to say that you select
> "Merge" from the menu bar, not "Diff".

It actually was a typo, but not the one you suggested. I'm chosing
"Compare Two files" from the menu. I was trying not to use Merge,
since I wanted more control over how conflicts are handled. Am I going
about it the wrong way?


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