[darcs-users] [patch135] Accept issue1726: Files with _darcs prefix are always ...

Trent W. Buck bugs at darcs.net
Thu Jan 14 04:39:20 UTC 2010

Trent W. Buck <trentbuck at gmail.com> added the comment:

Daniel Dickison wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2010, at 9:59 PM, Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> I'm concerned that using "_darcsfoo" both times might trip unrelated
>> bugs in pending.  I suggest using _darcsbar the second time, and
>> simply doing a normal record.
>>    touch _darcsfoo
>>    darcs whatsnew -ls --boring
>>    darcs record --look-for-adds --boring _darcsfoo
>>    touch _darcsbar
>>    darcs whatsnew -ls --boring
>>    darcs record --look-for-adds --boring _darcsbar
> As far as I can tell, `record' doesn't take the --boring flag
> (though maybe it should?).

Oops.  By all means, use "add", then.

> Also, if we do use `record' instead of `add', I presume we also need
> to pass `--all' so it doesn't get stuck at the prompt?

Yep.  I habitually use rec -lam instead of add + record.

> (though I think that would still require a `revert' between the two
> in order to test `whatsnew').

Recorded changes won't show up in w -l.

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