[darcs-users] darcs patch: Allow dist command to take a tag argument (issue 286).
droundy at darcs.net
Tue Oct 7 15:50:14 UTC 2008
On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 10:40:30PM -0400, Stephen Hicks wrote:
> Here's another attempt at attaching the patch. Gmail might not be
> playing nicely, and darcs send silently fails to actually send
> Mon Oct 6 03:51:33 EDT 2008 Stephen Hicks <sdh33 at cornell.edu>
> * Allow dist command to take a tag argument (issue 286).
> It should probably be a "match_one_context" instead of a "match_one"
> option type, and then instead of using the "nonranged" matcher, we'd
> use the "patchset" ones (that don't exist yet). But I couldn't figure
> out how to blend "get_nonrange_match" and "get_one_patchset" in any
> sensical way to get immediate pristine output (and all the more so for
> the "_s" variants). So for now, contexts are not supported, but it
> would be nice if they were someday.
I'm wondering if we would be better of with a simpler patch that
doesn't include the --store-in-memory option? I don't think darcs dist
is such a performance-critical command that we need to give the user
the option of speeding it up at the cost of some memory use. Unless
you're thinking that with a more flexible dist, it could be used for
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