[darcs-users] Re: from --partial to --complete?

Karl Hasselström kha-list-darcs-users at hemma.treskal.com
Wed Nov 24 11:51:18 UTC 2004


On 2004-11-24 06:36:49 -0500, David Roundy wrote:

> There is a question at to how to do this right. It would potentially
> be nice to make the --partial repository upgrade itself when you
> perform a command that requires the older patches. On the other
> hand, that could be bad in that it could lead to unpredictable
> costs. e.g. darcs changes foo could require that you download the
> entire repository, which may not be what you want.

It could just prompt the user, saying that it will need to get more of
the history in order not to fail. (And there should be command line
switches --remote-history and --no-remote-history for noninteractive
runs.)

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Karl Hasselström, kha at treskal.com
      www.treskal.com/kalle




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