suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING
cswiger at mac.com
Tue Aug 31 13:20:47 PDT 2004
On Aug 31, 2004, at 3:53 PM, Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 03:49:28PM -0400, Charles Swiger wrote:
>> OK. Submitted as gnu/71210, diffs to the code are at:
>> ...since the PR may have space-stuffed tabs.
> The environment variable seems like a good idea. Changing the default
> is a very bad one. My finger memory is just fine with sdiff and a
> change would suck.
While I agree that preserving reasonable defaults should be done, there
seems to be serious disagreement as to whether the current defaults
actually do make sense. :-)
I am content to let any interested committer make that decision, but I
ask that whoever first go through a trial mergemaster session using
'1' & '2' as the keys. 'q' and 'e' are right there, and I found the
improvement compared to using 'l' & 'r' immediately obvious and more
Your mileage may vary.
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