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Bug#440345: marked as forwarded (please provide a way to run "darcs cha

Subject: Bug#440345: marked as forwarded please provide a way to run "darcs changes" in predist
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Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2008 09:51:26 +0000
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Subject: Wish for auto-generated "darcs changes >ChangeLog" in darcs dist
From: "Trent W. Buck"
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 19:47:10 +1000
Below is a bug report from a Debian user.  The associated Debian BTS
ticket is http://bugs.debian.org/440345.  Please ensure that
[email protected] remains in the nosy list for this roundup

On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 09:33:27PM +0300, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> It would be nice if it were possible to generate a ChangeLog for
> tarball distribution by including "darcs changes > ChangeLog" in the
> predist pref.  This is not currently possible:
> $ darcs setpref predist "darcs changes > ChangeLog"
> Changing value of predist from '' to 'darcs changes > ChangeLog'
> $ darcs dist
> darcs failed:  Not a repository
> Created dist as /home/ajk/src/darcs-monitor/darcs-monitor.tar.gz
> $
> There is a related upstream bug report asking for the ability to
> have darcs dist generate a manifest; I cannot currently look it up
> as bugs.darcs.net is not responding for me.  However, the upstream
> report suggests a workaround which does not appeal to me, as it
> requires the tarball generating human to do something more than just
> "darcs dist".
> The upstream report logs include the suggestion of having darcs dist
> export the repository path in the predist command's environment.  I
> find that a good idea.

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