News and discussions

  1. Reinier announced the release schedule of Darcs 2.5 (soft freeze July 8th, release August 7th):

  2. Reiner also issued a call for volunteers for fixing unassigned bugs that should be fixed for the next release:

  3. Eric explained how to make the patch reviewing process more efficient:

  4. And the Sumer of Code blog posts of the last two weeks:

Issues resolved in the last week (7)

issue1176 Adolfo Builes
issue1277 Eric Kow
issue1389 Reinier Lamers
issue1713 Eric Kow
issue1857 Petr Rockai
issue1877 Florent Becker
issue1879 Eric Kow

Patches applied in the last week (53)

2010-06-21 Eric Kow
  • Generalise mechanism for distinguishing between bad and non repos.
  • Extend issue1277 test for more prerequisites.
  • Resolve issue1277: percolate repository format errors correctly.
  • Accept issue1277: darcs repository format errors not reported in add.
2010-06-26 Petr Rockai
  • Allow BL.readFile through haskell_policy for now.
  • Fix witnesses after Alexey’s optimize –http work.
2010-06-24 Alexey Levan
  • Implement darcs optimize –http
  • Create a function for lazy fetching of files
  • Refactor Darcs.Repository.copyInventory (consistent naming)
  • Add –http flag for optimize
2010-06-25 Petr Rockai
  • Fix underquoted get.sh…
2010-06-11 Eric Kow
  • More robust distinction between basic and advanced chars in prompt.
  • Resolve issue1713: shorter interactive prompts.
  • Make promptCharFancy easier to extend.
  • Camel case Darcs.SelectChanges.
  • Rename Darcs.Utils.promptCharFancy to promptChar.
2010-06-23 Petr Rockai
  • Accept issue1865: cover the interaction of get –context with tags.
2010-06-23 Eric Kow
  • Mark issue1610 test as failing again (like it should be).
  • Resolve issue1879: notice unexpected commute failure on merge.
  • Accept issue1879: failing to notice unexpected commute failure.
2010-06-07 Petr Rockai
  • Make partitionFL do a 3-way split, and detect commutation bugs in Depends.
2010-06-23 Eric Kow
  • Fix progress message in tentativelyMergePatches.
  • Clarify merge2FL haddock.
2010-06-07 Petr Rockai
  • Use merge2FL instead of plain merge in tentativelMergePatches.
2010-06-22 Ganesh Sittampalam
  • fix witnesses
2010-06-22 Florent Becker
  • use shell negation properly in issue1877 test
2010-06-22 Eric Kow
  • Mark issue1877 test as passing.
2010-06-22 Florent Becker
  • resolve issue1877: make pull –dry-run –xml terse
2010-06-08 Adolfo Builes
  • Added test for issue 1503: prefer local caches to remote ones
2010-06-21 Eric Kow
  • Remove trailing whitespaces in test helper code.
  • Remove trailing whitespaces in Darcs.Witnesses.Ordered.
  • Remove trailing whitespaces in Darcs.Test.Patch.Check.
  • Remove trailing whitespace in src/Darcs/*
  • Remove trailing whitespace in src/*
  • Remove trailing whitespace in date matching code.
  • Remove trailing whitespace in Darcs.Repository and submodules.
  • Remove trailing whitespace in Darcs.Patch and submodules.
  • Remove trailing whitespace in Darcs.Commands and submodules.
2010-06-20 Lele Gaifax
  • Failing test for issue1877: pull –xml-output should not emit any verbosity
2010-06-18 Eric Kow
  • Slightly more aggresive and extendable issue1763 test.
  • Bug fix: treat filenames in darcs-2 patches as raw bytes.
  • Bug fix: inverse conflictors should also use raw bytes for filenames.
2010-06-15 Reinier Lamers
  • resolve issue1389: Change predist pref to point people to use ‘cabal sdist’
2010-06-17 Eric Kow
  • Tweak haddock markup.
2010-06-16 Adolfo Builes
  • Remove duplicated entries after any modification is done to the cache
  • Resolve issue 1176: caches interfere with –remote-repo flag
2010-06-15 Eric Kow
  • Generalise mechanism for updating roundup.
2010-06-14 Adolfo Builes
  • Checking for any cache entry in test for issue1210
2010-06-11 Florent Becker
  • Make the tests for dont-prompt-deps use -i
2010-06-14 Adolfo Builes
  • Drop global cache entries from _darcs/prefs/sources
2010-06-07 Petr Rockai
  • Check conflictor consistency in “darcs check”.
  • Resolve issue1857: Use and update pristine root pointer upon conversion.
2010-06-13 Eric Kow
  • Make it possible to optionally set roundup status on command line.