[darcs-users] Re: playing nice with others

Andrew Pimlott andrew at pimlott.net
Mon May 24 13:28:35 UTC 2004


On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 06:04:10AM -0400, David Roundy wrote:
> Hmmmm.  Another possibility would be to support somehow two protocols--one
> for reading and one for applying, since
> 
> darcs push foo at foobar.com:foo
> 
> only *needs* to use scp for reading, not for riding so a command like
                                               ^^^
:)

> darcs push foo at foobar.com:foo a.k.a. http://foobar.com/repos/foo
> 
> Of course, this wouldn't address the situation where the repository *isn't*
> available except via the non-login account, but I'm not sure that's a
> situation that ever occurs in practice.

Apart from the fact that it feels like a kluge to use two different
transports for one operation, there are probable many workgroup
environments in which ssh is already there but an http server for every
repository would be an extra step.

Andrew




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