Ediff

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Feb 10 06:15:10 MST 2005


On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 09:19:44AM -0700, Eric Jensen wrote:
> Moving from buffer to buffer was easy to find out how to do, it is 
> merging two buffers into one that I couldn't do.  For example, Buffer A 
> has code snippet 1 and 2, Buffer B has code snippet 2 and 3.  I need 
> Buffer C to have code snippets 1, 2, and 3.  But I don't think that 
> functionality is there.  Seems I can only have A or B in C, not both.  I 
> just save the 3rd buffer to another file and manual merge the more 
> complicated sections.

That's the way to do it.

Emacs does not know which snippets you want where. It does not read
your mind. It's good, but not that good. :-)



> 
> Eric
> 
> Charles Curley wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 03:24:27PM -0700, Eric Jensen wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>Working on merging two very similar code bases and I am wanting to use 
> >>Emac's Ediff, it seems to be pretty handy.  Having a hard time merging A 
> >>and B into C though.  I have read through the manual and it says how to 
> >>move A to C and B to C, but not parts of A to C and parts of B to C.  
> >>Anybody have any experience with this?  This is the only project I've 
> >>used Emacs on and Vim taught me that randomly mashing buttons will get 
> >>you nowhere. ;)
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >Another thread hijacker, gnrrrr....
> >
> >
> >When doing a three-way ediff in Emacs, you move diffs by indicating
> >both the source and destination buffers. So to move from A to B, "A
> >B". To move from A to C, "A C". Etc. You can get more help from the
> >ediff frame with "?".
> >

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