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Re: Emacs VC Subversion back end: release early, release often

From: Russ Allbery <rra_at_stanford.edu>
Date: 2002-07-15 22:08:39 CEST

Jim Blandy <jimb@red-bean.com> writes:

> That's how I used to use them, too. But pcl-cvs started to break down
> at one point, and I stopped using it; I used VC and command-line CVS. I
> gather pcl-cvs's maintenance has picked up again.

Yeah, although it's been to some degree XEmacs-focused (although bugs that
affect it working with Emacs do seem to get fixed).

> However --- does pcl-cvs actually have a well-defined back-end
> interface? The last time I worked on it, it had CVS-specific stuff
> throughout.

Good point; I haven't looked at the code. Karl's point is also
well-taken; maybe improving vc-directory to the point where it's as useful
as pcl-cvs is the better course of action.

Russ Allbery (rra_at_stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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