[darcs-users] How do I purge a binary from my repository?

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Tue Feb 10 19:31:37 UTC 2009


Hi Lyle,

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:25:14 -0800, Lyle Kopnicky wrote:
> What's the safest and most straightforward way to purge these copies of the
> binary from my history? I'm thinking something along the lines of: figuring
> out what other changes were in the first patch that I want to keep, and
> storing that in a diff; obliterating the patches from the repository;
> reapplying the diff and recording that. Of course there's a risk that later
> patches depended on the one I obliterated, which could make the repository
> inconsistent.

Is this a darcs 2 repository, by any chance?
You can tell by doing a darcs show repo

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Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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