[darcs-users] CVS-style development with darcs

David Roundy droundy at abridgegame.org
Sat Jul 3 12:46:59 UTC 2004

On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 04:00:30PM +0100, Ganesh Sittampalam wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, David Roundy wrote:
> > Indeed, it looks like a nice command, but I'd always do the same thing
> > with two repos, one for each version, and just record the patch with
> > name "foo", and pull it into the other repo to test.
> Along these lines, it would be nice to be able to edit an already recorded
> patch, under the 'promise' that you hadn't pushed it elsewhere or
> understood the consequences if you had. I often find myself recording
> half-finished work for various reasons (protect it if a merge goes wrong,
> move it elsewhere temporarily, etc) and the later unrecording it to
> continue. It would be much nicer just to be able to add to the existing
> patch.

Hmmmm.  At the minimum I'd want to change the date on the patch, so that
technically it's a new patch, so we don't trust the user's "promise" not to
have another copy of the same patch elsewhere.  I guess this would be
something like "rerecord".
David Roundy

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