[darcs-users] Re: Endless loop when pushing
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Nov 30 15:21:36 UTC 2004
On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 03:19:09PM +0100,
Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote
a message of 15 lines which said:
> I just pushed the very same repository to a fresh machine (which has a
> brand new repository, just created with "cards init") and it works in
> minutes. So, you are right, it was certainly a conflict issue.
> Now, how to solve it, besides deleting everything and restarting from
First attempt (which failed):
I have a machine where development was done (fetiche, the initiator)
and one on which I want to push the change (vespucci, the target).
All the development I want to retrieve is in one subdirectory,
something I can check by 'zgrep -e "add(dir|file)"
On the target, vespucci, the subdirectory does not exist. It existed,
but I deleted it and ran a 'darcs remove'.
Both darcs repository are locally up-to-date ("darcs record" finds
nothing to record and says "No changes!").
But I still have the same problem. fetiche pushes, the darcsXVZzpw
file is copied to vespucci and then darcs just run forever on the
If I push to a machine where the repository is completely new, it
works. But, in my case, while the repository on vespucci is not new,
I should not see any conflict because changes are in one directory,
which no longer exist on the target.
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