[darcs-users] Colin Walters blogs on Arch changesets vs Darcs

Karl Hasselström kha at treskal.com
Sat Nov 27 09:36:36 UTC 2004


On 2004-11-26 09:22:45 -0500, Andrew Pimlott wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 10:12:01AM -0400, Zooko O'Whielacronx wrote:
>
> > On 2004, Nov 25, at 23:31, Andrew Pimlott wrote:
> >
> > > The repo has to be in some state after the conflict, and what
> > > other state makes sense?
> >
> > I think the current working version must always be equal to the
> > combination of all patches, followed by any unrecorded changes.
>
> But what is the combination of two patches that both add (and
> probably add different contents to) the same file? The natural (if
> unintuitive) answer is that neither version of the file exists.

I would say that the natural answer is that the patches can't be
combined. (Unless you add a conflict-resolving patch between them that
removes or renames the file added by one of them.)

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