[darcs-users] darcs patch: cleanup default boring
Trent W. Buck
trentbuck at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 03:22:13 UTC 2008
Thanks for writing this patch!
Ben Franksen <benjamin.franksen at bessy.de> writes:
>> Sun Oct 12 01:41:48 CEST 2008 ben.franksen at online.de
>> * cleanup default boring
Is "refactor" a more precise description than "cleanup"?
> [...] it is questionable whether we want to ignore libraries and
> binaries by default, see these lines
> # objects and libraries; lo and la are libtool things
What is the use case for darcs recording such files?
The only cases I can think of (providing convenience copies to users)
would IMO be served better by a predist hook when creating release
> [I had a wrong defaults file, so 'darcs send' didn't ask me to edit
> the description. Therefore the follow-up.]
That happens to me from time to time, too -- when I do "HOME=$PWD darcs"
to disable my .darcs while testing bugs. I think darcs send should
default to asking "edit message body?" the same way that darcs record
does, and then allow users to put either "send no-edit" or "send edit"
in their .darcs/defaults.
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