[darcs-users] darcs patch: test that tentative leftover is cleared (and 2 more)

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Sun Sep 13 10:15:27 UTC 2009


On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 08:40:31AM +0200, Eric Kow wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 15:17:51 +1000, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> > > Do you mean that you can't "darcs tag --checkpoint" a darcs1 repo with
> > > darcs 2.3?
> > 
> > AFAICT that happened after the 2.3.0 release:
> 
> Oops! I mis-remembered:
> Darcs 2.4 will be not able to create new partial repositories.
>  (but darcs 2.3 will)

That's going to be an obstacle to us upgrading darcs on
darcs.haskell.org. Currently we rely on periodic checkpointing of repos
to keep down the amount of data that GHC buildbots download.


Thanks
Ian



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