[darcs-users] [patch72] resolve issue1624 break global cache upinto subdirectories

Sittampalam, Ganesh ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com
Mon Jan 11 08:18:54 UTC 2010

Trent W. Buck wrote:
> Reinier Lamers <tux_rocker at reinier.de> writes:
>> Op woensdag 23 december 2009 12:00 schreef je:
>>> Have you already applied this? I may have found a bug on it.
>> I considered applying it tonight, but it raised some more questions
>> on IRC: 
>>   [21:26] <Heffalump> it effectively throws away the existing cache,
>> right? 
> My ~/ (including ~/.cache/darcs) is shared between hosts over NFS.
> Suppose that host a has darcs 2.0.2, b has 2.3.1 and c has 2.4.0. 
> Does this mean that 
>     c$ darcs get http://darcs.net
> will delete all the cache files that a and b understand?

By "effectively throws away", I meant "won't read them so they're

So in your scenario it would do what you want, as would the proposed
improvement to fall back to looking in the main directory after the
subdirectory lookup fails.


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