Bug in ediff-vc-latest-version w/ new vc
kifer at cs.sunysb.edu
Mon Aug 20 10:20:01 EDT 2007
> On Monday 20 August 2007, Michael Kifer wrote:
> > > Michael> But why does it bother you? XEmacs has vc-latest-version,
> > > and Michael> this is what is used then. Gnu emacs does not have it, and
> > > so Michael> the other if-branch is used. In that branch a macro vc-call
> > > is Michael> used (correctly).
> > >
> > > Ville's new vc doesn't have vc-latest-version.
> > >
> > > Skip
> > Why? Perhaps he can suggest a workaround?
> The "new vc" is a straight port of vc*.el in GNU Emacs to XEmacs plus a few
> additional modes. If it doesn't have something, it's because the GNU Emacs
> version doesn't have it either.
If it is a port of GNU vc, then it must have vc-call, and so there should
be no problem.
I do not quite understand. Is it the case that you get an error when you
run ediff with vc or you do not like that XEmacs compiler says that the
variable state is unbound? In the latter case, it is a problem of the
compiler, I think. vc-call is a macro, which requires its first argument to
be unquoted, because it quotes it by itself. So, the compiler should
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