[darcs-users] [issue1605] Allow test when sending or pushing rather than recording

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Thu Sep 10 14:39:21 UTC 2009

Here's a new UI proposal by Florent:

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 14:34:15 +0000, Florent Becker wrote:
> Testing patches at record time is nice, but it can really disrupt the workflow,
> and the temptation is always great to use --no-test. But using --no-test is not
> satisfactory either: who as never sent or pushed a junk patch that way. I
> propose that a line 'Untested' be added to the description of any patch recorded
> with --no-test. It can then be removed by running amend-record --edit and testing.
> When sending and pushing, darcs should test any patch that has the Untested tag
> (one by one). pull should also warn about pulling untested patches.

My take is that we should keep things simple by making amend/record
--no-test and push/send --test the default (interestingly push/send
--test would be after cherry picking of patches but before the actual

Note that there is a pending list of default switches to swap around
on http://wiki.darcs.net/DefaultSwitches

Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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