[issue1067] darcs 2.0.2 (+ 76 patches) fails where darcs 1.0.9
(release) succeeds (windows, ghc repo, get)
marlowsd at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 11:26:13 EDT 2008
Eric Kow wrote:
> Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> added the comment:
> On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 23:35:17 -0000, Claus Reinke wrote:
>> $ darcs get c:/fptools/ghc
>> Unapplicable patch:
>> Thu Jan 11 14:26:13 GMT Standard Time 1996 partain
>> * [project @ 1996-01-11 14:06:51 by partain]
> I think you will have better luck with darcs get --hashed, which has
> better handling of case insensitive file systems. We'll need to work
> out later why darcs 1 succeeds in this case.
For some reason darcs2 wants to apply all the patches to reconstruct the
working copy when doing a local get of a darcs1 repo, whereas darcs1 took a
shortcut and copied the pristine (I'm guessing).
This is why darcs2 get doesn't work even for local GHC repos on Windows,
whereas darcs1 used to.
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