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vincentg commented Feb 2, 2011


On importing a darcs repository, i had a non critical error on a git command:

Running: ["git", "tag", "-a", "-m", "TAG 0.2\n\ndarcs-hash:20080421160810-d61e2-c20fe32983a55557b721b0bfa30c56916ba71a87.gz", "0_2"]
fatal: tag '0_2' already exists

And the import stopped there. That is why i propose a mechanism to handle theses error and ask to the user if he want to continue the import anyway or not.

Feel free to pull or not :)

Best regards,



purcell commented Feb 2, 2011

Hmmm... I want to make sure the script can always run through without any input from the user, so I'm most interested in figuring out why there are 2 darcs changes which introduce the same tag, because that seems to be the cause of the problem here. Is the darcs repository you are converting publicly available, so that I could take a look at it and investigate the issue?

vincentg commented Feb 2, 2011

The repository used to be publicy available on community.haskell.org/~tim (and hsmagick link) but the server seems to be down.

I uploaded a tgz of the repository here : --URL removed--


purcell commented Feb 3, 2011

Hi Vincent -- thanks very much for that. I see that there were several darcs changesets which applied the 0.3 tag, which then caused a problem in darcs-to-git. So I've changed darcs-to-git so that later tag changes override earlier ones; I think that's the behaviour which makes most sense, and I've tested it with the hsmagick repo you provided.

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