[Haskell-cafe] Reverting to any old version using Darcs

Peter Verswyvelen bugfact at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 17:43:36 EDT 2009

Yes, that might be the rumor indeed, it surely sounds like it :)
Darcs is really very different, so it takes a while to get used to it when
coming from other systems.

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 11:25 PM, Claus Reinke <claus.reinke at talk21.com>wrote:

> Perhaps the rumours refer to non-tagged "versions"? In conventional
> non-distributed version control systems, one
> might go back to the version on a specific date, while with
> darcs, that only makes sense wrt a specific repo (I think?).
> So you can unpull all patches after a date from your local
> repo, but that doesn't mean that you get a repo that matches
> someone else's repo after they perform the same procedure.
> If both parties commit to a central repo, and pull all changes
> via that, there is a greater chance of date-based synchronicity.
> Claus
>  Yes. It would be fairly easy to check this in the docs, too :)
>> bugfact:
>>> Okay, thanks. So the rumors about this must be incorrect?
>>> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org> wrote:
>>>    Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> writes:
>>>    >> Rumor goes that this is very difficult to do with Darcs. Is this
>>>    correct?
>>>    >     darcs unpull
>>>    Or just cd to a different directory, and darcs get -t <version you
>>> want>?
>>>    -k
>>>    --
>>>    If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of
>>> giants
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