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Re: [elpa] scratch/add-vdiff 0f640d3 007/258: Add header info

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: [elpa] scratch/add-vdiff 0f640d3 007/258: Add header info
Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 19:35:52 +0200
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Justin Burkett <address@hidden> writes:

> Michael,

Hi Justin,

> I don't believe there should be many differences (if any) between
> vdiff and ediff with respect to remote files. vdiff has a similar
> design to ediff here. It loads the content of the files into the
> buffers and performs the diff on the buffers' content. Using tramp
> remote files should be handled transparently. I can't do any testing
> right now though.

Sounds good, I'll test it when available via ELPA.

IIRC, ediff uses local copies of remote files prior applying diff. This
is an explicit step ediff performs, so it isn't as transparent as it
might look like.

Anyway, in case of problems it shouldn't be too hard to add this also to

> Best, Justin

Best regards, Michael.

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