[darcs-users] darcs pull hangs

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Sun Apr 11 17:21:43 UTC 2010


On Sun, 11 Apr 2010, Axel Simon wrote:

> On 11.04.2010, at 19:11, Ganesh Sittampalam wrote:
>
>> Ah, ok. If you see the separate thread I posted to darcs-users about darcs 
>> convert, I realised it may actually be possible to switch to darcs 2 format 
>> after all. If you're still interested in pursuing that, I suggest waiting a 
>> bit to see if anyone thinks of any flaws in my reasoning, and if not I can 
>> give you converted versions of both repos or tell you how to reproduce them 
>> yourself.
>
> Right. But the prerequisite is that all the patches in the source repro are 
> newer than all the patches in the target repro? It the time stamp what you 
> mean by ordering?

No, the ordering is just the order that darcs stores them in. You can put 
them in any order subject to dependencies.

Of course once the conversion happens everyone will have to refetch the 
repo anyway and reapply any local changes they have, but that's a 
once-only thing.

Ganesh


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