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

Isaac Dupree ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org
Tue Jan 19 01:00:57 UTC 2010

Petr Rockai wrote:
> Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh at earth.li> writes:
>>> (It's quite likely there's something I don't understand about darcs, since
>>> sometime I used 'darcs send' and it put some old draft patches of mine that
>>> weren't in the current repo into the "context" of the patch, thus making the
>>> patches unusable by upstream.)
>> This might be caused by a dependency of some form, or it might be caused by
>> darcs send being too eager at picking up context. I'm not sure what darcs send
>> does to decide what the context should be.
> I think this is likely due to using -o/-O against a "wrong" repository
> (a local branch with draft patches in it). By default, send works
> against defaultrepo and if you use -o/-O, it is not clear that this is
> not the one you intended.

yes, there's a good chance that it was my silly error rather than 
darcs's. (I don't remember too well now.)  defaultrepo is so hazardous...


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