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Re: vc-diff vs cvs-mode-diff

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: vc-diff vs cvs-mode-diff
Date: 12 Mar 2004 08:46:22 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

> vc-diff (C-x v =) uses the foo.~ver~ backup file
> (vc-version-backup-file) to avoid network
> diffing when the file is available.
> cvs-mode-diff (= in *cvs* buffer) does not use this cache.
> why?

Because it's two distinct pieces of code.  The PCL-CVS code just blindly
runs `cvs diff <files>'.  Nobody has bothered to write the necessary code
to try and use the foo.~ver~ files when available.

Patches accepted (so long as they aren't too ugly).


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