[darcs-users] sending notices when a repo changes

Erik Schnetter schnetter at aei.mpg.de
Fri Mar 4 13:51:15 UTC 2005

On Thursday 03 March 2005 05:37, Phil Frost wrote:
> I would like to have some way to recieve notification when a
> repository changes. With other systems I have used CIA
> <http://cia.navi.cx/> but from what I can find there is no CIA client
> for darcs.
> I would like to write one, but I am not sure how to best do it. The
> first problem is I know of no way to run a command when the repo has
> changed. Because I always modify my repo with 'darcs send' to a pipe
> delivery, I could run the program there, but this is not a good
> solution for people that have not configured darcs like this.
> Also, I'm not sure how to go about getting information about what has
> changed. I'd want to know things like the name and long comment of
> the patches being changed and what files they modify.
> These problems are not specific to only a CIA client, but also to
> those who would want to send messages to a mailing list on changes,
> or take some action like syncing to another location.
> Can anyone help me find a solution to these problems? Thanks for your
> time.

We use a work-around that is described in 


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