[darcs-users] Should the hunk editor edit files, or in-memory patches? (was: Re: [patch123] Name the separators in the hunk split...)

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Thu Jan 21 21:15:11 UTC 2010


On Thu, 21 Jan 2010, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> I would expect an edit operation to allow me to commute primitive
> patches, perhaps defined somewhat differently than current Darcs
> (since hunk splitting actually changes a patch that is currently
> termed "primitive" IIRC).

Can you expand on what you mean by commuting them? Typically the patches
that result from the editor actually *don't* commute due to dependencies.

Cheers,

Ganesh



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