[darcs-users] A comparison of Darcs and Git
Trent W. Buck
twb at cybersource.com.au
Wed Dec 16 02:01:27 UTC 2009
Marc Weber <marco-oweber at gmx.de> writes:
> - each git commit has a uniq name: its hash.
> Does darcs use hashes as well now?
It has had hashes since 2.0.0.
> Can I say darcs unpull $HASH ?
> Or darcs pull $HASH $REMOTE_REPO ?
Yes, using --match. See "darcs help patterns".
> In darcs you can record regex replacement change.
> But when to apply this feature?
Never ever ever. I've made my case against "darcs replace" in previous
threads, which I'm too lazy to dig up citations for.
> Probably this is so much work that nobody will ever implement it.
That was the consensus regarding a "smart" replace operation.
See also "structured editing".
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