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

Peter Verswyvelen bugfact at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 09:51:49 EDT 2009

Okay. I always put these in the boring file. Matter of taste I guess.
On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org> wrote:

> Peter Verswyvelen <bugfact at gmail.com> writes:
> > Regarding these files that people forget to checkin.
> > Doesn't every project have a well define directory structure? Shouldn't
> the
> > "prefs/boring" file use this fact to encapsulate the rules of file
> inclusion
> > and exclusion? Isn't it safer to checkin too many files (by accident)
> than
> > forgetting one? Shouldn't this behavior be the default?
> IMO: No.  My development directories tend to litter up with files
> containing test input data, output data, profiling data, and all kinds
> of junk.  Better to occasionally forget a file and get an error
> message in the mail when somebody else tries to use it
> (i.e. non-strictly) than have my darcs repository and Hackage sdists
> working but littered with junk.  (My current testing involves 118GB of
> input data, you sure you want to see that on Hackage? :-)
> -k
> --
> If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants
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