[darcs-users] Feedback on hunk splitting with Darcs 2.4 beta 1
ganesh at earth.li
Sun Jan 17 17:30:49 UTC 2010
On Sat, 16 Jan 2010, Isaac Dupree wrote:
> side note; a workflow problem I have with current darcs-record that isn't
> totally fixed by hunk-splitting existing;
> when I have a lot of hunks to record, into a few different patches, I wish I
> could go through them in one darcs-record session and sort them into the
> several different "bins" (patches I want to create). Instead I have to go
> through them once, to record one of the patches and kinda half memorize what
> I'm going to do with the rest, and then go through all the hunks again in a
> second darcs-record (hit n / y too slowly? get bored. Too fast? don't have
> enough time to see the next hunk coming, and sometimes press the wrong
> answer..), and then a third record session...
I have this issue too. It also fits in with Florent's point about being
able to revert stuff while simultaneously recording. I think it's
something we should address in an orthogonal UI feature.
The tricky aspect to it is dealing with the dependencies between the
simultaneously recorded patches.
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