[darcs-users] on the subject of better names...

David Brown darcs at davidb.org
Sun May 9 19:56:45 UTC 2004

On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 06:34:20AM -0400, David Roundy wrote:

> Of these, _darcs/current is redundant with the first.  If it weren't for
> the fact that it is so easily corrupted (recently it seems that automake
> has taken to inserting new files in _darcs current), the user wouldn't need
> to know about it.

Have you considered making _darcs/current all unwritable?  The darcs
code that manipulates it could adjust permissions as necessary and then
put them back when done.

I've also had someone at work complain about _darcs/current.  They ran a
recursive tags and kept pulling up files in their editor from the
_darcs/current directory.


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