[darcs-users] Best way to create a remote repo
yoriyuki_yamagata at yahoo.co.jp
Tue Nov 30 17:41:45 UTC 2004
I'm new to darcs, so I think I am doing something stupid, but ...
From: David Roundy <droundy at abridgegame.org>
Subject: Re: [darcs-users] Best way to create a remote repo
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 07:52:38 -0500
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 04:25:34PM +0000, Pedro Melo Cunha wrote:
> > What's the recommended way to create a remote repository, that will be
> > used by others?
> > Should I just:
> > mkdir somedir
> > cd somedir
> > darcs init
> > and then
> > cd localrepo
> > darcs push user at remote_server:somedir
> > Is this the recommended way to create a remote repository?
> It works fine, but for large repos will be very memory-intensive. You're
> better off if you can run a darcs get on the server. If that's not
> possible (e.g. you aren't running an ssh server at home or are behind a
> firewall), you could just scp a repository to the server. It's less
> bandwidth-efficient than the push method, but far more memory-efficient.
Does it really work? I scp-ed my repository to a web server. After
that, when I tried darcs get, I got
$ darcs get -v http://shinji.sourceforge.jp/repos/shinji/
Getting the inventory...
Applying patches to the "working" directory...
darcs failed: Couldn't read patch Mon Nov 29 05:16:50 JST 2004 yoriyuki at users.sourceforge.jp
* Initial revision
I'm using 1.0.0rc2 (the one in Debian/Sarge). I'd appreciate any
It seems that specifying repository by URL causes the problem. I got
the same error for darcs get file:///....(path).... from the local
machine, but darcs get ....(path).... create a new repo. without a
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