[darcs-users] Feedback on hunk splitting with Darcs 2.4 beta 1

Ganesh Sittampalam 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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