[darcs-users] darcsum fix

Simon Michael simon at joyful.com
Tue Jan 10 16:56:12 UTC 2012

Hi Lele,

On 1/10/12 8:27 AM, Lele Gaifax wrote:
>      darcs failed:  Incompatibility with repository http://joyful.com/repos/darcsum:
>      Cannot mix darcs-2 repositories with older formats
> Oh well, not a problem, my copy was not modified, it's easier to grab
> a new one

Yup, I upgraded the repo some time back.

>      $ darcs get http://joyful.com/repos/darcsum
>      darcs failed:  Couldn't fetch `0000000635-d69eb8f2a2329128b7c308964e9784e0b68bd92db925b21becf30e51a8d8510d'
>      in subdir patches from sources:

I don't get this error, and would suspect your cache indeed - I'd try it with --no-cache.

Maybe this problem arises when a repo with locally-cached patches gets upgraded ?

>      $ APPDATA=/tmp darcs get http://joyful.com/repos/darcsum
>      Copying patches, to get lazy repository hit ctrl-C...
>      Hash failure in /home/lele/.darcs/cache/patches/0000001420-8c6d7cc9069e4736243fb4c5904f08c930d65c9b4771b2b178c71c1af4ecd3fb
> Am I missing something, is the help outdated about $APPDATA, or does
> it expect a ".darcs" subdir under $APPDATA?

 From your testing, it sure looks like cache location ignores APPDATA currently.

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