DarcsWeeklyNews/2009-06-14

News and discussions

  1. Eric Kow announced that darcs 2.3 and later will not be compilable with ~ GHC 6.6:
  1. Matthias Kilian put online a mirror of GHC’s repository in hashed format, ~ and compared performance of darcs get on the different repositories:

* http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-June/020125.html ~ - http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-June/020141.html

  1. Petr Rockai’s Summer of Code Progress:
    ``I have worked on documenting the index format (and code),
    some minor cleanup and interoperability improvements.’’

Issues resolved in the last week (1)

issue1412 Reinier Lamers

Patches applied in the last week (12)

2009-06-12 Trent W. Buck
  • Remove GHC 6.6 compatibility (Data.Function.on).
  • Update build dependency documentation.
2009-06-11 Petr Rockai
  • Bump version to 2.2.97.1.
  • Use the mmap package instead of bytestring-mmap.
2009-06-11 Reinier Lamers
  • Require test-framework etc. for building unit tests
  • Port unit tests from homegrown testrunner to test-framework
  • Remove testrunner subtree from darcs source tree
  • Clean up ugly late-night code in Darcs.Patch.Check
2009-06-10 Eric Kow
  • Remove api-doc targets from Makefile.
  • Do not depend on “make darcs” for “make website”.
  • Fix homepage links to wiki.
2009-06-09 Reinier Lamers
  • resolve issue1412: also adjust maxline in PatchCheck upon insert_line