[darcs-users] rolling back across a tag boundery - was: Naming consistency between darcs and other DVCSs

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Fri Jul 17 14:33:38 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 10:30:07 -0400, Nathan Gray wrote:
> My use case is when we discover a bug the day after a launch, and need
> to rollback a patch.  We tag each deployment, and would like to keep
> that history.  Currently we have to unpull the tag, then we usually
> just unpull the offending patch and re-tag.  But then the history of
> us tagging, needing to remove a patch, and re-tagging are lost.  All
> that remains is a tag showing we deployed a day late.

Unpulling the tag, rolling back and pulling the tag back in should
also work, right?

(which is not to say that it's very nice)

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