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Recent versions of Vim provide each quickfix list with a unique id and allow you to set an arbitrary "context" attribute on the list.

I'd like to set the "context" on an existing quickfix list.

This works:

call setqflist([], 'r', {'context': 'foo'})

but it's unclear to me whether I should use 'r' (replace) or 'a' (append), since I'm not actually modifying the list entries, just a property attached to the overall list. It seems to behave the same either way, so I guess that argument is irrelevant in this case, but am I missing something?

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