[darcs-users] import from CVS, preserving tags?

Petr Rockai me at mornfall.net
Tue Sep 7 12:10:06 UTC 2010

Dave Love <d.love at liverpool.ac.uk> writes:

> [Posting in case anyone else is trying the build.]
> Petr Rockai <me at mornfall.net> writes:
>> It's the current beta version of darcs, i.e. what will become 2.5.
> I assume that means the normal darcs repo, but I can't get the thing to
> build with that.  After pulling from darcs.net, getting the right
> fastconvert patches, and then cabal installing with darcs and
> fastconvert I get
>   Building darcs-fastconvert-0.1...
>   [2 of 3] Compiling Import           ( Import.hs, dist/build/darcs-fastconvert/darcs-fastconvert-tmp/Import.o )
>   Import.hs:33:32: Module `Darcs.Patch' does not export `RealPatch'

Can you try with actual darcs-beta from hackage? But it could be it's
still stomped with that. I'll take a closer look soon, hopefully. Will
drop you a line when it compiles off hackage.

> Does going from 216M of CVS to 1.7G of darcs (via tailor, after darcs
> optimize) count, or is that expected?

That could certainly happen, although it does seem a bit pathologic. Is
the CVS public somewhere?


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