darcs

Issue 1959 whatsnew shouldn't need write access (opening of '_darcs/index' failed)

Title whatsnew shouldn't need write access (opening of '_darcs/index' failed)
Priority bug Status needs-reproduction
Milestone Resolved in
Superseder Nosy List dmitry.kurochkin, mornfall
Assigned To
Topics Hashed

Created on 2010-09-23.11:43:14 by igloo, last changed 2010-10-04.10:31:16 by kowey.

Messages
msg12602 (view) Author: igloo Date: 2010-09-23.11:43:13
$ darcs --version  
2.4.3 (release)
$ darcs init                
$ echo foo > foo
$ darcs rec -la -m foo
Finished recording patch 'foo'
$ chmod a-w _darcs/index
$ darcs what
darcs: opening of '_darcs/index' failed: permission denied (Permission
denied)
$ 

whatsnew shouldn't need write access.
msg12606 (view) Author: kowey Date: 2010-09-24.08:40:25
I agree.  What do you think, Petr?

Would it be easy for Darcs to know when it can afford not to write the 
index?
History
Date User Action Args
2010-09-23 11:43:14igloocreate
2010-09-24 08:40:27koweysetstatus: unknown -> needs-reproduction
priority: bug
nosy: + mornfall
messages: + msg12606
topic: + Hashed
assignedto: mornfall
2010-10-04 10:31:16koweysetassignedto: mornfall ->
title: whatsnew shouldn't need write access -> whatsnew shouldn't need write access (opening of '_darcs/index' failed)
2010-10-04 10:31:37koweylinkissue1963 superseder