[darcs-users] how to annotate an old version in repository

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 01:27:27 UTC 2009


Peter Hercek <phercek at gmail.com> writes:
> Instead of:
>
> # Following line added by [Initial version
> # Peter Hercek <phercek at gmail.com>**20090115185947]
> Author:              Peter Hercek
> # Following line added by [Initial version
> # Peter Hercek <phercek at gmail.com>**20090115185947]
> Maintainer:          phercek at gmail.com
>
> I would rather see:
>
> # Following lines added by [Initial version
> # Peter Hercek <phercek at gmail.com>**20090115185947]
> Author:              Peter Hercek
> Maintainer:          phercek at gmail.com

+1.  For me, annotate's format makes it unusable for me.  Instead I tend
to do

    darcs changes -v file.c | less

and then search for keywords.  I am also wary of annotate because I
heard it has (had?) huge speed issues.



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