vc-annotate: bug or feature: does not display recent changes in old files
oub at mat.ucm.es
Fri Jun 18 08:17:42 EDT 2010
>>>>> On Fri, 18 Jun 2010 16:41:02 +0900, "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote:
> Uwe Brauer writes:
>> Here is what I do:
>> - I create a new file I register it under vc (rcs) and
>> I commit three changes the same day and indeed all
>> three changes a displayed with *different* colors,
>> red, green blue.
> I don't understand this behavior. The documentation for
> vc-annotate-color-map says:
Yes, but try it out yourself! Maybe this is a 21.4 bug?
> So it should be simply impossible to distinguish between different
> changes committed in rapid succession, except *immediately* after
> committing them. Eg, if you use increments of (/ 15.0 86400.0), you
> could distinguish commits done 15 seconds apart right now, but after 5
> minutes they'd all be "ancient". Not what you want!
Hm wait, I did a test with an interval of 5 minutes 10
minutes 1 hour moreover I have a file (1 week old)
and all the changes done over the days are displayed in
>> - Now I wait a month, and again commit 3 changes in one
>> day. Now however the three changes are *all*
>> displayed in the *same* color, red.
> That's what I would predict from the documentation.
>> I find this inconvenient and would like to see the say last
>> 3 changes _always_ displayed in different colors independent
>> of the date.
> I agree that your requirement is plausible, but .... You'll need to
> (find someone with time to) improve vc; this is not a bug (ie,
> divergence from documented design) as far as I can see.
I try to play around with the variables but as I said in a
different mail there seems to be a bug with this variable.
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