News and discussions

  1. Taylor Campbell brought up the topic of filecache as an optimisation for ~ darcs, which helped Eric Kow pointing to the relevant action, tools and bug tickets:

* http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-August/021018.html ~ - http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-August/021022.html

  1. Duncan Coutts brought figures about darcs 2.3’s poor performance
    with darcs-1 repositories:
  1. Jason Dagit made some experiments by versionning the source code of Linux ~ into darcs, and trying to enhance CPU and memory efficiency of darcs record:

Issues resolved in the last week (3)

issue1373 Trent W. Buck
issue1548 Trent W. Buck
issue1578 Judah Jacobson

Patches applied in the last week (28)

2009-08-30 Jason Dagit
  • minor clean up in TouchesFiles
  • silence a warning that happens when compiling witnesses
  • remove unused argument to readPrim
  • use gzipFormat instead of GZip to work around deprecation warning.
2009-08-29 Judah Jacobson
  • Resolve issue1578: Don’t put newlines in the Haskeline prompts.
2009-08-29 Trent W. Buck
  • Whoops, one more obviated line from Darcs.Repository.Checkpoint.
  • Resolve issue1548: show contents requires at least one argument.
  • Add a hidden alias “darcs log” for “darcs changes”.
2009-08-28 Eric Kow
  • Mark issue68 test as failing (and fix issue number).
2009-08-28 Trent W. Buck
  • Resolve issue1373: don’t use a broken example.
  • Reorder paragraphs and minor rewrite of darcs replace –help.
  • Remove unused code from Darcs.Repository.Checkpoint.
  • The record-scaling test still fails.
2009-08-27 Ganesh Sittampalam
  • Print helpful message in gzcrcs command when visiting other repos
2009-08-24 Eric Kow
  • Clean up leftover conflicts from merge with David’s test suite work.
  • Resolve conflicts between David and mainline test suite work.
2009-03-29 David Roundy
  • add failing test demonstrating nasty conflict markings.
  • mark check.sh test as passing.
  • mark issue27 test as passing.
  • mark issue 1043 test as passing.
  • mark nfs-failure.sh as passing (even though it might not be fixed).
  • mark dist-v as passing.
  • mark check.sh as failing.
  • clean up and mark as passing the broken-pipe.sh test.
  • mark issue 525 is no longer failing.
  • move bugs into tests/ directory.
2009-08-26 Taylor R Campbell
  • Eliminate references to the autotools-based build system.
2009-08-27 Ganesh Sittampalam
  • update docs for darcs mv to reflect reality