[darcs-users] bug (or confused user) report: how do I get rid of a patch?

zooko at zooko.com zooko at zooko.com
Sun May 16 11:16:35 UTC 2004


> > Skipping dependent patch:
> > Sun May  9 15:58:39 EDT 2004  ash at ash.de
> >   * extirpate libz*
> > Cancelling unrecord since no patch was selected.
> 
> This means that there is a patch which your recorded since "extirpate"
> which depends on the "extirpate" patch.

Ah -- then I agree that the error message was confusing.  I thought it was
saying that "extirpate libz*" was dependent on something else.

> If there aren't many patches, you
> may be able to figure out which is the guilty party, in which case you
> could unrecord first the dependent patch, then unrecord "extirpate", and
> then record again the dependent patch (which I assume you want).

Okay, thanks!

Maybe in darcs 1.1 there will be a way to do this automatically...

Regards,

Zooko





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