[darcs-users] Suggestion: remind user of DARCS_EMAIL

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Wed Mar 25 15:19:04 UTC 2009

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 09:13:48 -0600, quick at sparq.org wrote:
> Also don't forget that you can get the global identity functionality via:
> $ cat >> ~/.darcs/defaults
> record -A me at here
> ^D

This also has the advantage of overriding anything set in
_darcs/prefs/author, which may be useful for the case where you have
people (for whatever reason) sharing a repository.

> as well as setting DARCS_EMAIL in your .bashrc/.whatever.  Using both of these
> you will never again be bothered for your identity or asked if you want to set
> your identity somewhere.
> Irrespective of the current feature debate, these would be good candidates for 
> the Tips and Tricks section of the wiki.

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