[darcs-users] peer review request for a hashed format upgrade plan
dagit at codersbase.com
Wed Sep 2 16:34:46 UTC 2009
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 9:15 AM, Nathan Gray<kolibrie at graystudios.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 10:42:36AM -0400, Mark Stosberg wrote:
>> It seems safe to me to upgrade the developer repos to the hashed format, as
>> they only usually push and pull from the alpha repo (in oldfashioned format),
>> using a Darcs 2 binary.
> Seems safe to me also.
> You could convert alpha and beta to hashed as well, so long as
> changes are pushed from there to production using darcs-2, rather
> than being pulled by darcs-1. At least, I think darcs-1 cannot
> pull from hashed repos.
My memory of such things is always terrible. So I googled it:
Near the end is a little table in the Summary section (reproduced
here, but in terrible quality, I recommend just clicking the link):
Format Darcs 1 push/pull Darcs 2 push/pull
darcs-1 Yes Yes
hashed No Yes
darcs-2 No Yes
The second column says what darcs1 can do. Darcs1 can push/pull with
darcs-1 format repos only. I could have sworn darcs 1.0.9 understood
hashed, but it appears not.
Trent: I see that the manual does not mention what versions of darcs
support which formats:
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