I was attempting to use darcs as a backend for etckeeper. But during
etckeeper's initialization, while running the initial
darcs add -qr .
from /etc, darcs returns
darcs: Maybe.fromJust: Nothing
while processing the usb_modeswitch.d directory, which contains unusual file
names, such as
Attempting to add one of these by hand results in darcs warning that the
filename is not windows compatible, and --reserved-ok needs to be added to the
When --reserved-ok is present while trying to add one of the file with an '='
in the name, darcs chokes with fromJust: Nothing. It works fine for filenames
containing question marks.
If I've got some free time, I'll take a look at the source and see if I can
supply a patch.
Colors may fade in time.
Thank-you for potentially volunteering to look into this bug! Could I
suggest boiling it down into a formal test case first?
Bugs on our tracker seem to settling on a cycle of
0. get missing info, clarifications from poster (waiting-for)
1. create test (need-action) <-- we are here
2. diagnose bug (need-action)
3. go hack (need-implementation)
I'm assigning you for now just so we know who to chase up on; if you
find yourself too busy to look into this, please feel free to unassign