[darcs-users] `darcs annotate -p` misnamed

Max Battcher me at worldmaker.net
Tue Jul 14 23:05:13 UTC 2009

Eric Kow wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 20:59:48 +0100, Ashley Moran wrote:
>> (BTW, I also find the name unintuitive.  It was only when researching  
>> for the slides I found this at all.  And I've been using darcs for about 
>> 2 years!)
>> I have a feeling `annotate -p` may be better under a different darcs  
>> command.  Maybe as an option to `darcs changes` or `darcs show`.   
>> Perhaps `darcs show patch ...`?
> I've always done darcs changes -v myself, not knowing that annotate -p
> was there...
> I wonder what the difference is.

``darcs annotate --patch`` provides the patch in its native dpatch form 
(and is much handier than trying to 'trick' ``darcs send`` into giving 
that to you, and a little bit easier than directly reading the file from 

--Max Battcher--

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