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

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 23:20:50 UTC 2009

Nathan Gray <kolibrie at graystudios.org> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 06:20:39PM +1000, Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> I guess it's also worth noting that rollback's semantics changed pretty
>> radically in the darcs-2 format -- it used to be a low-level thing, but
>> now it just creates ordinary patches.
> I have come across times when I need to rollback a patch after it has
> already become part of a tag.  This is currently not possible to do.
> It would be nice if I could record an inverse patch even after a tag
> has been created.

I agree; I think this restriction is a historical holdover from darcs-1
that should be dropped.  Nathan, please file a bug so we don't forget
about it.  (If you file the bug, you'll be notified when it closes.)

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