[darcs-users] darcs patch: Partially rewrite "darcs annotate" help. (and 3 more)

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 03:29:10 UTC 2009

[More piecemeal response to review...]

Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:

> Incidentally, have you ever considered using unlines to write this?

I have considered it.

Basically because this is the style that foo_help had when I found them,
and using unlines didn't seem to be a significant improvement (square
brackets and commas vs. \n's and ++s).

>> -When used in combination with the \verb!--verify! option, the
>> -\verb!--reply! option allows for a nice pushable repository.  When
>> -these two options are used together, any patches that don't pass the
>> -verify will be forwarded to the \verb!FROM! address of the
>> -\verb!--reply! option.  This allows you to set up a repository so
>> -that anyone who is authorized can push to it and have it
>> -automatically applied, but if a stranger pushes to it, the patch
>> -will be forwarded to you.  Please (for your own sake!)\ be certain
>> -that the \verb!--reply FROM! address is different from the one used
>> -to send patches to a pushable repository, since otherwise an
>> -unsigned patch will be forwarded to the repository in an infinite
>> -loop.
> I guess this would be for people trying to have some sort automatic
> procmail with darcs apply setup.  Perhaps it would be a good idea for
> this sort of thing to go on the wiki instead?

Whoops, I did just this, but I forgot to push the wiki patch.
I have now done so.

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