[darcs-users] darcs patch: Use standard library function `union` instead of custo...

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 09:21:34 UTC 2009

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 08:53:20AM +0000, Eric Kow wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 18:02:06 +1100, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> > Ah, thanks, I had forgotten that datum since the discussion thread
> > happened so long ago.
> Before I apply something like this, could you help me to understand
> the code a little better?
> Are the preflist functions just for modifying _darcs/prefs/prefs or are
> they for any of the _darcs/prefs files (for example,
> _darcs/prefs/defaults)?
> PS. I wish _darcs/prefs/prefs lived somewhere else, as I don't think it
>     is intended to be user modifiable.  But I suppose there is point
>     trying to change something like this until darcs-3 when we can
>     impose this through the format mechanism.

AIUI _darcs/prefs/defaults is only ever modified by humans, and
settings in it have *no* way to propagate from one repo to another
(even when this is desirable, grr).

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