[darcs-users] reimplementing darcs put

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Tue Jun 8 12:44:26 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 14:33:28 +0200, Guillaume Hoffmann wrote:
> >> 1) scp-ing a tarball of the local _darcs, untarring it and
> >> darcs-getting it. (darcs-reverting it would work but would leave all
> > This is what http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1066 recommends for what it's
> > worth
> Nice, this recommends that put would not rely on any instance of darcs
> on the remote machine.
> So the idea would be to do a local get, compress the whole new working
> copy + _darcs, then scp the tarball to the remote machine ?

The perils of skimming!  I see the difference now. (highlighted above)

In terms of number of connections made, what is the effect of scp -r?
How about just doing scp -C -r?

Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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