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Re: [PATCH] Implement (l)aunch an external merge tool

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-04 00:30:54 CEST

On 10/3/07, Augie Fackler <durin42@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 3, 2007, at 4:47 PM, Eric Gillespie wrote:
>
> > Augie Fackler <durin42@gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >> I believe this addresses everything we talked about. The config
> >> variable doesn't work yet, but I didn't fix it per our discussion on
> >> IRC about you having added a fix for this in your wc.
> >>
> >> Attached the patch so that our mailserver can't munge it like it
> >> evidently did last time.
> >
> > Looks good, except for some trailing whitespace, which I've
> > cleaned up; that will give you conflicts after I commit, though.
> > Running make check now, and suddenly wondering if some test needs
> > to be updated to know about the default config file change...
>
> I've actually thought about adding some tests to the interactive
> conflict resolution using python and pexpect. Would it be alright to
> add the dependency on pexpect in order to run those tests?

I'm not familiar with pexpect specifically, so I don't actually know
if it's the best tool for the job, but if it is, I think we could just
import it into our repository (one 45K Python file, MIT-ish license).
And testing is good!

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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