[darcs-users] annoyance with darcs convert . (darcs convert dot, aka the current directory)

Thomas Hartman thomashartman1 at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 22 02:53:46 UTC 2009

Indeed, the target repo is a darcs 2 repo.

> "darcs convert then push" is raising warning bells in my head: darcs

then perhaps darcs convert . should be rejected, or at least give a
warning message?

Of course as a precaution I copied the repo to a backup directory. I
still don't really understand why convert inside pwd is a problem. In
any event, in this case it worked fine (after I edited _darcs/format
of course)

On Sat, Febon  21, 2009 at 6:06 AM, Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 16:48:10 -0800, Thomas Hartman wrote:
>> I had a problem running darcs convert . , and then pushing to a remote repo
>> darcs convert myrepo, and then push, works ok.
> "darcs convert then push" is raising warning bells in my head: darcs
> convert should not be run separately into different repositories (you
> have to merge them back, convert and the pull them back apart)
>> thartman at ubuntulaptop:~/patchwiki>emacs -nw _darcs/format #add darcs-2
> As is this... could we have more context please?  What is this
> repository you are pushing to, in other words?  Is it actually
> a darcs 2 repository?
> Thanks!
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