[darcs-users] Small suggestion: lock/unlock and minor idiot-proofing

Juliusz Chroboczek jch at pps.jussieu.fr
Wed Nov 24 19:31:35 UTC 2004


> > > Rule number one of working with darcs: never do anything interesting
> > > when "darcs what" doesn't say ``no changes''.

(That's me ;-)

> In theory, it should be fine to do this.  In reality, we have a performance
> problem with conflicts, thus the warning.

No, it's not merely a performance problem.  Pulling when you have
unrecorded changes can get you into trouble, since a conflict in
pending is much more unpleasant to fix than a conflict in a real patch.

                                        Juliusz




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