[darcs-users] Current repository only patches?

Ketil Malde ketil at ii.uib.no
Sun Jul 25 21:12:39 UTC 2004

"Igor Bukanov" <ml at igor.fastmail.fm> writes:

>> Hmm...I don't see why it's so much more work: just tag your working
>> directory as you suggest above, and pull the tag to your published
>> repository? 

> The problem is that the publishing repository would contain many
> overlapping patches or even record/unrecord pairs which corresponds to
> tiny changes.

Okay. There's still the tag for people to pull, though?

> The patches often have short temporary names without long
> comments in most cases. I would prefer to build one single patch from
> that with better comments and proper name and publish only that. AFAICS
> it is not possible in darcs. 

Isn't it possible to create a patch that depends on the small ones?
Or you can unrecord them and re-record them as one big patch before
you publish?

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