News and discussions

  1. Darcs fundraising is already halfway! We have gathered more than
    $500 on our objective of $1000 to help developers attend the upcoming Haskell Hackaton. Spread the word!

* http://www.darcs.net/donations.html ~ - http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/84nyi/

  1. Support for libwww and curl/wget dropped, darcs now relies only on
    libcurl or on the Haskell HTTP module:

* http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-March/018147.html ~ - http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-March/018341.html

  1. Bertram Felgenhauer submitted a patch that greatly reduces memory
    usage of `darcs check` and `darcs repair`:

* http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-March/018244.html ~ - http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-March/018252.html

Issues resolved in the last week (3)

issue1271 Trent W. Buck
issue1366 Trent W. Buck
issue1379 Trent W. Buck

Patches applied in the last week (33)

2009-03-13 Eric Kow
  • Cabal: loosen HTTP package requirement.
  • Cabal: allow -fhttp to co-exist with -fcurl.
  • Remove support for calling wget/curl on the command line.
2009-03-13 Simon Michael
  • drop the list_authors tool in favour of “darcs show authors”
2009-03-09 Reinier Lamers
  • Add –user flag to configure in test pref
2009-03-14 Trent W. Buck
  • Resolve issue1271: do not install two copies of darcs.pdf.
  • Explicitly license more tests (as GPL2+).
  • Mimic GNU cp’s arg format for “darcs mv”.
  • Refactor “darcs show files” help.
  • Mention “darcs query”.
  • Refactor “darcs show bug” short description.
  • Refactor “darcs get” help.
  • Refactor “darcs init” help.
  • Refactor “darcs apply” short description.
  • Refactor “darcs show authors” help.
  • Refactor command_alias help.
  • Leverage existing command_alias macro.
  • Refactor “darcs remove” help.
2009-03-14 Eric Kow
  • Add status update to donations page.
2009-03-12 Nicolas Pouillard
  • New updated Zsh completion script (c.f. issue 1301)
2009-03-12 Simon Michael
  • another fix for the man page target, it’s “darcs help manpage”
2009-03-12 Trent W. Buck
  • Resolve issue1366: remove unreachable code for direct ncurses use.
  • Use standard library function `union` instead of custom `add_to_list`.
  • Rearrange code to avoid unused imports and definitions.
2009-03-10 Bertram Felgenhauer
  • Improve memory usage of darcs check and repair.
  • Fix typo.
2009-03-10 Eric Kow
  • Break cabal file up into sections, visually speaking.
  • Fix ifdef error (inconsistent use of HAVE_LIBCURL/HAVE_CURL).
  • Fix Makefile oversight in darcsman move.
  • Fix Makefile oversight in libwww removal.
2009-03-06 Trent W. Buck
  • Remove documentation references to libwww.
  • Resolve issue1379: remove libwww support.
  • Partially resolve issue1376: merge darcsman.hs into darcs(1).