[darcs-users] Option to set where darcs push searches remote darcs command

Erik Schnetter schnetter at aei.mpg.de
Fri Mar 4 14:15:44 UTC 2005


On Friday 04 March 2005 13:40, David Roundy wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 09:49:24PM +0100, Mariusz Gniazdowski wrote:
> > Hi.
> > On my commercial shell i do not have root privileges and i
> > installed darcs to ~/bin. I have bash there. Darcs push runs just
> > 'darcs' thru ssh so only /bin, /usr/bin, etc. are searched for
> > darcs. Operation ends with: 'darcs: command not found'.
> > As i use bash and do not want to ask my administrator to provide
> > zsh i cant modify environment before 'darcs' command is invoked. -
> > sh -c 'darcs' does not have --login option, so no ~/.bash_profile
> > is loaded,
> > - sh -c 'darcs' is bash runned as 'sh', and as the bash manual
> > says: --norc Do  not read and execute the personal initialization
> > file ~/.bashrc if the shell is interactive.  This option is on by
> > default if the shell is invoked as sh.
> > So there is no way to modify env.
> >
> > Can be option to customize what is runned remotley provided?
>
> There was a discussion of this recently on this list (although I've
> failed to find it in a brief look at the archives).  There were a
> couple of suggestions, one of which was just to recompile darcs with
> this change, and another (from me) was to use the DARCS_APPLY_FOO
> environment variable with a home-made URL type.

I append a patch to darcs that implements an option 
"--executable-location".

-erik

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