[darcs-users] Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: darcs vs tla

Juliusz Chroboczek jch at pps.jussieu.fr
Sun Nov 21 19:30:38 UTC 2004


> Rather: the non-need for file ids is a consequence of how history is
> treated and that, in turn, implies limits on the kinds of merging that
> is possible.   

> For example, if what you report is true, then darcs can not easily
> accomplish a particular form of cherry picking (picking from a branch
> whose ancestry is irrelevant or unclear and/or unavailable)

Yes.  You need full history up to the common ancestor of both branches.

> regard darcs as a short-term R&D exploration.)

Is that a challenge?

(Sorry for the out-of-context quoting, but the opportunity was too
good to miss ;-)

                                        Juliusz




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