[cvsnt] Re: rcsdiff -q

Torsten Martinsen torsten at tiscali.dk
Wed Oct 13 15:57:27 BST 2004

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Matthew Heaney wrote:

>"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
>news:ckhnku$ik9$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
>>You haven't explained adequetly why on earth you would want such a
>>thing?  RCS has its uses, but picking apart CVS repositories isn't
>>really one of them.
>I don't want it (since I never use command-line anyway).  Rather, it is
>emacs that wants it, since vc passes that switch to whatever rcsdiff is in
>my path.
I don't understand why you say that Emacs wants it. Standard out-of-the 
box Emacs will automatically use CVS as the backend when there is a CVS 
directory, and this works fine. Why is it that you want to switch 
backend to RCS?


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