[darcs-users] sans-server workflow

Keith Sheppard keithshep at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 12:40:08 UTC 2010

That looks very nice, I had no idea about context. I'll read up on it
later and probably update the post.

Thanks, Keith

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 8:34 AM, Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 00:44:38 -0400, Keith Sheppard wrote:
>> Hi, I wrote a how-to post on using darcs to collaborate without a repo
>> server. I'm no darcs expert though so please let me know if something
>> needs changing.
>> http://blog.keithsheppard.name/2010/04/darcs-no-server-no-problem.html
> You may be also interested in the context file mechanism, if you're
> not already familiar with it.
> You can send against a context file, which stands in as a substitute
> for another repository.
> (darcs changes --context is what you're looking for)
> Incidentally, the .dpatch files that darcs send generates also double as
> context files, so if somebody sends me a patch against (say)
> http://darcs.net and I want to see exactly what the patch looks like
> from their point of view, I can do something like
>  darcs get http://darcs.net --context foo.dpatch
>  cd darcs.net
>  darcs apply -i foo.dpatch
>  darcs diff --last=4
> --
> Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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