[darcs-devel] darcs 2.16 TODOs

Ben Franksen ben.franksen at online.de
Wed Jul 22 15:23:35 UTC 2020

Am 20.07.20 um 02:22 schrieb Ben Franksen:
>>>> - Rename 'new-style-rebase-in-progress' to something else
>>>> (rebase-in-progress-2.16?)
>>> Sigh. I really wish we could dispense with this format alltogether but i
>>> guess there is no other way to make older darcs versions fail here.
>>> "rebase-in-progress-2.16" is okay. Can we keep support for
>>> "new-style-rebase-in-progress" as a (read-only) alias, at least until
>>> darcs-3.0? Or is that too much hassle?
>> I think that's fine. This still needs doing though.
> Okay. I might give that one a try, doesn't sound especially difficult.

Done: http://bugs.darcs.net/patch2067

>>>> - document "darcs-3" format appropriately so that people don't use it by
>>>> mistake
>>> It's good you thought about that one, I agree this is important. But
>>> perhaps we should make this change (only) on branch-2.16?
>> I think it should happen on the trunk. That way we have to make an
>> explicit decision to make darcs-3 format visible and it won't slip into
>> 2.18 by mistake if still not finalised then.

Done: http://bugs.darcs.net/patch2065

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