[darcs-users] informal poll: do you script interactive darcs?

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Mon Jan 2 21:20:26 UTC 2012

On 02/01/2012 20:58, Dave Love wrote:
> Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:
>> Could I just do a quick little poll to see who's out there?  Does
>> anybody script darcs in such a manner, even if informally with echo
>> yyyynyyd | darcs foo? (Our test scripts do that)
>> What do you use it for?
> The Emacs integrations (vc-darcs, darcsum, dvc(?)) will probably be
> affected.  This is the sort of reason I wanted vc-darcs in the darcs
> repo :-(.

Can you remind me why it's not? The obvious issues that spring to mind
are the maintenance burden and also managing copyright assignment to FSF.

>From the point of view of the maintenance burden, I wouldn't be opposed
to adding it if it could come with a set of shell tests that would make
it easy to see when something it relied on was broken/changed.



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