Commit db86064f authored by Eric S. Raymond's avatar Eric S. Raymond
Browse files

Meta-CVS support removed.

parent 4903369a
2008-05-07 Eric S. Raymond <esr@snark.thyrsus.com>
* aack.texi, files.texi, vc2-xtra.texi: Meta-CVS is no longer
supported.
2008-05-02 Eric S. Raymond <esr@snark.thyrsus.com>
* emacs/buffers.texi, emacs/files.texi (Version-control):
......
......@@ -825,7 +825,7 @@ the @code{ebrowse} C@t{++} browser,
@end itemize
@item
Stefan Monnier added support for Arch, Subversion, and Meta-CVS to VC,
Stefan Monnier added support for Arch and Subversion to VC,
and re-wrote much of the Emacs server to use the built-in networking
primitives. He also wrote:
......
......@@ -1213,7 +1213,7 @@ description of what was changed in that version.
The Emacs version control interface is called VC. Its commands work
with different version control systems---currently, it supports CVS,
GNU Arch, RCS, Meta-CVS, Subversion, and SCCS. Of these, the GNU
GNU Arch, RCS, Subversion, and SCCS. Of these, the GNU
project distributes CVS, GNU Arch, and RCS. We also have free
software to replace SCCS, known as CSSC; if you are using SCCS and
don't want to make the incompatible change to RCS or CVS, you can
......@@ -1291,8 +1291,8 @@ become a vitally important form of communication among developers.
@subsubsection Supported Version Control Systems
@cindex back end (version control)
VC currently works with six different version control systems or
``back ends'': SCCS, RCS, CVS, Meta-CVS, Subversion, GNU Arch,
VC currently works with many different version control systems or
``back ends'': SCCS, RCS, CVS, Subversion, GNU Arch,
git, and Mercurial.
@comment Omitting bzr because support is very scratchy and incomplete.
......@@ -1326,13 +1326,6 @@ common tasks you still need to call CVS from the command line. Note
also that before using CVS you must set up a repository, which is a
subject too complex to treat here.
@cindex Meta-CVS
Meta-CVS uses CVS repositories, but has an enhanced client that
uses client-side information to solve various of the known problems
with CVS. It is not widely used, having been overtaken by Subversion.
The Emacs support for it is rudimentary, and may be removed in a
future version.
@cindex SVN
@cindex Subversion
Subversion is a free version control system designed to be similar
......
......@@ -597,7 +597,7 @@ headers.
@vindex vc-handled-backends
The variable @code{vc-handled-backends} determines which version
control systems VC should handle. The default value is @code{(RCS CVS
SVN SCCS BZR GIT HG Arch MCVS)}, so it contains all the version systems
SVN SCCS BZR GIT HG Arch)}, so it contains all the version systems
that are currently supported. If you want VC to ignore one or more of
these systems, exclude its name from the list. To disable VC entirely,
set this variable to @code{nil}.
......
2008-05-07 Eric S. Raymond <esr@snark.thyrsus.com>
* NEWS: Support for Meta-CVS removed.
2008-05-05 Nick Roberts <nickrob@snap.net.nz>
* compilation.txt: Add regexp for Open Watcom compiler output.
......
......@@ -538,6 +538,9 @@ active.
For now only CVS, RCS, SCCS and SVN support this functionality.
This is done by the `modify-change-comment' backend function.
*** VC Support for Meta-CVS has been removed for lack of maintainer able
to update it to the new VC.
** smerge-refine highlights word-level details of changes in conflict.
It's used automatically as you move through conflicts, see smerge-auto-refine.
......
......@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@
* vc.el, vc-dispatcher.el: VC-Dired support removed. The code
uses a ewoc-based implementation now.
* vc-hooks.el: Support for Meta-CVS has been removed.
2008-05-07 Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca>
......
......@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
;; GNU Emacs is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
;; but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
;; MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
;; GNU General Public License for more details.
;; NU General Public License for more details.
;; You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
;; along with GNU Emacs. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
......@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ interpreted as hostnames."
:type 'regexp
:group 'vc)
(defcustom vc-handled-backends '(RCS CVS SVN SCCS Bzr Git Hg Mtn Arch MCVS)
(defcustom vc-handled-backends '(RCS CVS SVN SCCS Bzr Git Hg Mtn Arch)
;; RCS, CVS, SVN and SCCS come first because they are per-dir
;; rather than per-tree. RCS comes first because of the multibackend
;; support intended to use RCS for local commits (with a remote CVS server).
......@@ -75,6 +75,7 @@ An empty list disables VC altogether."
:group 'vc)
;; Note: we don't actually have a darcs back end yet.
;; Also, Meta-CVS (corresponsding to MCVS) is unsupported.
(defcustom vc-directory-exclusion-list '("SCCS" "RCS" "CVS" "MCVS"
".svn" ".git" ".hg" ".bzr"
"_MTN" "_darcs" "{arch}")
......
......@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
;; Copyright (C) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
;; Author: FSF (see vc.el for full credits)
;; Maintainer: Stefan Monnier <monnier@gnu.org>
;; Maintainer: None
;; This file is part of GNU Emacs.
......
Markdown is supported
0% or .
You are about to add 0 people to the discussion. Proceed with caution.
Finish editing this message first!
Please register or to comment