[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #6

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Thu Oct 2 16:31:33 UTC 2008

News and discussions
1. Third pre-release of darcs 2.1.0.  Release pushed back to 17 October
   latest for more testing.  We're getting very close to the finish line!
   * http://www.darcs.net/darcs-2.0.3pre3.tar.gz
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-October/014218.html

2. Darcs ideas in other VCS.  Kirill Smelkov has kind words for us on behalf
   of the NAVY project, which is moving away from darcs.  Best of luck to
   Kirill with whatever revision control system NAVY choose!  While we are
   delighted that "Good ideas behind [darcs] were adopted by youth", we still
   have a thing or two to show these whippersnappers.
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-September/014095.html

3. Haddock + Hoogle == Javadoc on steroids. Simon Michael has combined
   haddock and hoogle to give us a lovely darcs code browser.  In the meantime,
   Florent Becker has been adding value to this browser by sending in lots of
   haddock patches.  Many thanks to Simon and Florent!
   * http://joyful.com/repos/darcs-sm/api-doc
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-September/014084.html

4. Patch theory update.  Ian gives us his latest progress on documenting,
   prototyping and improving darcs patch theory.  "[S]ome proofs are finally
   starting to appear, albeit rather handwavey for now".  Go Ian!
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-September/014168.html

Thanks to our patch reviewers for this week for giving David a hand!

- Simon Michael

Issues resolved in the last week (5)
issue1003 David Roundy
 * don't sever transfer-mode connection on IO error.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1003

issue1043 David Roundy
 * fix bug in mergeAfterConflicting.
 * NB. half-resolved, more to follow!
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1043

issue1078 Dmitry Kurochkin
 * make ioAbsolute work with symbolic links in file paths.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1078

issue1102 Eric Kow
 * recognise but do not generate patch log 'junk'.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1102

issue1110 David Roundy
 * fix get --hashed.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1110

Patches applied in the last week (47)
2008-10-02 Eric Kow
 - TAG 2.1.0pre3
 - Bump version number to 2.1.0pre3.
 - ChangeLog entries for darcs 2.1.0pre3

2008-10-01 David Roundy
 - make boring file and tests work with hpc.
 - trim exports of IsoDate.
 - fix bugs in second issue1110 test.

2008-09-30 Eric Kow
 - Add another test case for issue1110.

2008-09-29 David Roundy
 - resolve issue1110: fix get --hashed.

2008-09-30 Simon Michael
 - generate a tidier hoogle frame, add required files, simplify framed doc generation

2008-09-26 florent.becker at ens-lyon.org
 - haddock documenation for DateTester
 - haddock documentation for DateMatcher

2008-09-30 Trent W. Buck
 - make installdocs should not install TeX intermediaries.

2008-09-30 Eric Kow
 - Add test cases for issue1043.

2008-09-26 David Roundy
 - resolve issue1043: fix bug in mergeAfterConflicting.
 - add test that show bug works right.

2008-09-29 Eric Kow
 - Add a test case for issue1110.

2008-09-28 Simon Michael
 - Tone down unnecessarily scary language when cancelling
 - darcshoogle script and emacs integration example

2008-09-28 Taylor R Campbell
 - Fix doubled verb `be' in documentation on apply posthooks in _darcs/prefs/defaults.

2008-09-28 Simon Michael
 - the issue864 test was misnamed

2008-09-29 David Roundy
 - add tests for pull --union and --intersection.
 - add more output to URL bug message.
 - answer darcs-doc question: no, that would be wrong.

2008-09-26 Dmitry Kurochkin
 - Make UglyFileName.super_name work with "/foo" paths.

2008-09-27 Simon Michael
 - "make api-doc-frames" converts api docs to a frame layout
 - hoogleindex no longer depends on api-doc dir
 - make hoogle targets more robust

2008-09-26 florent.becker at ens-lyon.org
 - haddockification of IsoDate

2008-09-27 Simon Michael
 - fix makefile indentation
 - "make hoogleweb" configures the hoogle web interface in hoogle/ 
 - make haddock less noisy 

2008-09-26 Eric Kow
 - Rollback 'simplify patches in rollback'
 - Resolve issue1102: recognise but do not generate patch log 'junk'.

2008-09-26 David Roundy
 - Roll back Dmitry's drop_dotdot change in Darcs.Patch.Filename.  
 - split FileName into two modules.

2008-09-25 Simon Michael
 - "make api-doc-with-source" generates docs with links to colourised source code

2008-09-26 David Roundy
 - issue27.sh is still sporadically buggy.
 - add test that fails sporadically on nfs under ghc 6.6.

2008-09-25 Dmitry Kurochkin
 - Move issue1078 test from bugs to tests.
 - Resolve issue1078: make ioAbsolute work with symbolic links in file paths.
 - Make FileName.drop_dotdot work with absolute paths.

2008-09-25 Eric Kow
 - Force hidden conflicts test to use the darcs-2 format.

2008-09-25 Dmitry Kurochkin
 - Use init+pull instead of get in issue27 test.

2008-09-11 Eric Kow
 - Exceptions to GPL granted as of 2008-09-11.
 - Update manual to reflect --darcs-2 default.

2008-09-25 David Roundy
 - resolve issue1003: don't sever transfer-mode connection on IO error.

2008-09-25 Simon Michael
 - preliminary hoogle indexing

Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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