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Re: 'n' doesn't work when using ediff -- an ediff beginners's quesstion


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: 'n' doesn't work when using ediff -- an ediff beginners's quesstion
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:54:58 +0200

> From: Dan Espen <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:13:23 -0500
> 
> Hendrik Boom <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > This has got to be an utter beginners' question.  I've been using emacs 
> > for years, bot not ediff, and I must be doing something wrong with ediff.
> >
> > ediff is started from monotone, my revision management system when its 
> > automatic merge mechanisms are not sufficient.  I gather this kind of 
> > thing is the principal use for ediff.
> >
> > I'm running everything through a terminal emulator running ssh between 
> > two Debian Linux systems.  I get a text-mode XEmacs.
> 
> This doesn't make sense.
> I can't imagine Ediff in a text mode terminal...

Well, you can always try, you know.  Scoop: it does work.

> > It has five panels -- and A and B for the files to be merged, a C for the 
> 
> especially, if you see 5 panels.

Each one is a window on the same frame, when Emacs runs on a text
terminal.  Nothing impossible with that, is there?

Anyway, the problem has nothing to do with the kind of terminal on
which Ediff runs, so all this is not relevant.



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