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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Good News about GNU Arch!

From: Andy Tai
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Good News about GNU Arch!
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 21:47:15 -0700 (PDT)

Hi, Miles, thanks for pointing out the existences of
some patches.  Now information on their actual
whereabouts will be greatly appreciated!  (will save
the work of tracking them down)  (Also patches are
welcome to implement the features Miles suggested; I
may also look into them as I get the feet wet first)

--- Miles Bader <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hey you rock...
> I'm still running tla 1.2.something and completely
> confused about
> which of the zillions of possible successors is any
> better... having
> an official maintainer would make things more clear.
> Btw, how about merging that the "undo limit" patch
> that's floating
> around?  It's not perfect, but it's _really useful_
> for everyday
> use... [I think I have an old copy somewhere if you
> can't track down
> the real thing.]
> Some other minor little changes that would be nice
> to put in:
>   + "tla diff" command [maps exactly to "tla changes
> --diffs"; Tom is
> cool with this]
>   + "diff-style" changeset output should use
> reasonable names in the
> diff header for added files (e.g., --- /dev/null +++
> mod/filename) 
> instead long-ass weird internal names; this means
> just passing --label
> to diff I guess.
>   + When applying a changeset that removes a
> directory, tla shouldn't
> actually remove it if it has any non-managed files
> left in it -- it
> should just remove all the contents it knows about
> and then do "rmdir"
> (which will fail if there's cruft left) [ok, this is
> more like a HUGE
> Thanks,
> -miles
> --
> Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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