[darcs-users] even worse

David Roundy droundy at abridgegame.org
Wed May 19 10:23:55 UTC 2004


On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 07:47:02AM -0700, Kevin Smith wrote:
> David Roundy wrote:
> >The problem was corruption caused by an old bug in darcs, which caused it
> >to not check when you removed a directory, whether that directory was
> >empty.  
> 
> >This is an annoying bit of corruption, and the best thing I can think of is
> >to edit the two files (you probably will need to ungzip them and then
> >rename them to have the original .gz name, i.e.
> 
> Does 'darcs check' detect this problem? If not, it probably should if 
> there is any way for it to do so. That way, at least people could 
> quickly isolate the problem.

Yes, darcs check catches this.

> Also, would it be good standard practice for people to run 'darcs check'
> on each repo whenever they upgrade to a newer version of darcs?

Well, once darcs is bug-free (or at least sufficiently bugfree), this
shouldn't be necesary.  But for now, that's probably a good idea.
-- 
David Roundy
http://www.abridgegame.org




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