[darcs-users] New argument for symlink support

Petr Rockai me at mornfall.net
Wed Dec 2 08:22:30 UTC 2009


Jason Dagit <dagit at codersbase.com> writes:
> I've been told in the past that the way the repo formats work is that we should
> be able to add new "format capabilities" by adding additional lines to the
> format file with the capabilities.  A darcs that doesn't know how to deal with
> the things listed in that file is supposed to give up and not collaborate with
> that repository.
>
> Overall I don't think I understand what you're getting at.
That people with old darcs binaries (and there are plenty) will be stuck
out in the cold (or forced to upgrade, but that's not always feasible).

Yours,
   Petr.


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