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revision 1.171 by kaz, Wed Apr 23 05:39:27 2003 UTC revision 1.172 by kaz, Thu Apr 24 04:14:41 2003 UTC
# Line 9  Release 1.0.7, 2003-0?-??: Line 9  Release 1.0.7, 2003-0?-??:
9    Revamped error recovery logic. To continue in an error situation now    Revamped error recovery logic. To continue in an error situation now
10    consistently means ``take the bold action that may erase data''    consistently means ``take the bold action that may erase data''
11    or ``proceed in the most obvious way to finish the specified job''.    or ``proceed in the most obvious way to finish the specified job''.
12    It never means ``roll back the operation and bail''. This recovery action is    It never means ``roll back the operation and bail'', which was
13    now referred to as bailing, and is identified by the `B' command in    confusing.
   the error handler menu, whenever available. Errors that have more information  
   to print, like a list of files or whatever, now indicate it in a standard  
   way which translates to the `I' menu command.  
14    
15    A new --error-bail option chooses the `B' behavior non-interactively.    Termination is no longer unsafe; the `T' menu command, and the
16      equivalent --error-terminate global option perform all necessary
17      restoration and cleanup.
18    
19      Errors that have more information to print, like a list of files or
20      whatever, now indicate it in a standard way which translates to the
21      `I' menu command.
22    
23    Chatter output goes to standard error rather than standard output,    Chatter output goes to standard error rather than standard output,
24    as do all error messages.    as do all error messages.
25    
26    The interactive error menu now talks to the user using the controlling    The interactive error menu now talks to the user using the controlling
27    tty, meaning that it will work even if the input or output of the    tty, meaning that it will work even if the input or output of the
28    mcvs command are redirected. If no controlling tty is available, then    mcvs command are redirected. If no controlling tty is available,
29    interactive error handling is disabled; the default behavior then like    then interactive error handling is disabled; the default behavior
30    --error-bail but can of course be overridden with the other --error-*    is then like --error-terminate but can of course be overridden by
31    options.    --error-continue.
32    
33  Release 1.0.6, 2003-04-14:  Release 1.0.6, 2003-04-14:
34    

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