Issue 2537 Allow / as root directory

Title Allow / as root directory
Priority feature Status unknown
Milestone Resolved in
Superseder Nosy List e.ex.exi.exit
Assigned To

Created on 2017-05-14.01:34:05 by e.ex.exi.exit, last changed 2017-05-14.01:34:23 by e.ex.exi.exit.

msg19491 (view) Author: e.ex.exi.exit Date: 2017-05-14.01:34:03
1. Summarise the issue (what were doing, what went wrong?)


# cd /
# darcs init
# darcs add -r etc
Ignoring non-repository paths: etc/

darcs failed:  No valid arguments were given

2. What behaviour were you expecting instead?

darcs accepting adding /etc to repo

3. What darcs version are you using? 

darcs compiled on Jan 29 2015, at 09:56:37


[TAG 2.8.5

Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh@earth.li>**20140825204639
 Ignore-this: 4e6c90569ceab19a231cdd4c5089b4c2

4. What operating system are you running?
linux debian jessie

5. Workaround (ugly): 

# mount --bind / repo
# cd repo
# darcs init  
# darcs add -r etc
# umount repo
Date User Action Args
2017-05-14 01:34:05e.ex.exi.exitcreate
2017-05-14 01:34:23e.ex.exi.exitsettitle: Alow / as root directory -> Allow / as root directory