[darcs-users] Re: Executing a program when applying patches

Mark Stosberg mark at summersault.com
Mon Nov 8 03:27:03 UTC 2004

On 2004-11-07, Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> * the test file is apparently executed in a fresh repository
> (/tmp/testing), which implies a complete "darcs get" of the files. I
> understand the rationale (being sure you run the test with the files
> actually recorded), but it can be really long when the repository is
> large.

I think this option for 'apply' could help in this case: 

  	--leave-test-directory 	don't remove the test directory

You can also have some flexibility with testing. You can leave
it on or off by default, and then explicity give --test or --no-test
when you want to switch the behavior.



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