[darcs-users] [patch401] More visible old-fashioned to hashed notice.

Petr Rockai me at mornfall.net
Tue Oct 5 13:54:30 UTC 2010


Eric Kow <bugs at darcs.net> writes:
> In light of postponed adventure:
>
> ***********************************************************************
>   _______   Sorry for the wait! The repository you are fetching is
>  |       |  using the DEPRECATED 'old-fashioned' format. I'm getting a
>  | O   O |  hashed copy instead, but this may take a while.
>  |  ___  |
>  | /   \ |  The hashed format requires a Darcs 2 client, but is otherwise
>  |_______|  compatible with existing old-fashioned branches.
>
>             We recommend that the maintainer upgrade the remote copy to
>             hashed as soon as possible. When we have retire old-fashioned
have retire --> have retired? or just retire?

>             repositories for good, Darcs will still do in place upgrading
in place --> in-place?

>             for old-fashioned repositories but provide no other support,
>             not even darcs get.
I would avoid explicit mention of darcs get here. You save a line and
it also seems that supporting get+pull may be only couple lines of code
in addition to what you need for --upgrade.

Yours,
   Petr.


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