[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #9

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Thu Oct 23 10:32:10 UTC 2008

News and discussions
1. Enfranchising darcs!  An update on the build systems question
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-October/014849.html

2. Darcs hacking sprint in 2 days!
   * http://wiki.darcs.net/index.html/Sprints

3. What does it mean to commute?  Darcs hackers like to talk about 'commuting'
   patches all the time.  But what does that mean?  Jason explains and provides
   a tiny bit of code for us to play with
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-October/014779.html

4. darcsweb 1.1-rc1
   Alberto Bertogli reports a release candidate for darcsweb 1.1, with
   support for darcs 2 repositories, and syntax highlight support if the
   pygments module is available
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-October/014784.html

5. First impressions of darcs.  A Pythonista named Benjamin tries darcs
   out for the first time.  Here are his likes and dislikes.
   * http://pybites.blogspot.com/2008/10/first-impressions-of-darcs.html

6. Choosing a revision control system.  Daniel Carerra compares darcs with
   Monotone, Mercurial and Bazaar.  Daniel finds our "brilliant patch
   management" to be unique, but what can we learn from the others?
   * http://daniel.carrera.name/2008/10/14/choosing-a-revision-control-system/

- Jason Dagit

New contributors
- Christian Kellermann
- Salvatore Insalaco
- J. Garrett Morris

Issues resolved in the last week (1)
issue784 Salvatore Insalaco
 * fix file handle leak and check for exceptions on process running.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue784

Patches applied in the last week (66)
2008-10-22 David Roundy
 - make releaseVersion explicitly depend on the version, not Setup.hs.
 - remove unneeded cd .. from Setup.hs.
 - change setup.hs to Setup.hs in Setup.hs.
 - cut unused amInRepo from Setup.hs.

2008-10-21 Eric Kow
 - Do not recompute ChangeLog files at all.
 - Do not recompute ChangeLog (franchise).
 - Hard-code darcs-2.1.0 ChangeLog entries.
 - Rename tests/template so it doesn't get deleted by make clean.

2008-10-22 Florent Becker
 - Allow empty matchers in Patch.Match

2008-10-22 Eric Kow
 - Avoid using ls to get test files (makefile).
 - Simplify test targets in makefile.
 - Rollback accidentally applied darcs.cabal patch.
 - Add cabal file modified from Petr and Gwern's cabalisation branch.
 - Simplify darcs.cabal.in and add more precise dependencies.
 - Simplify author field in darcs.cabal.in.

2008-10-21 David Roundy
 - don't install franchise while testing.
 - make pull work with multiple --repodirs.

2008-10-21 Chistian Kellermann
 - call $(MAKE) instead of 'make', because GNUMake is not called 'make' everywhere

2008-10-20 Eric Kow
 - Add a darcs-nightly target to the makefile.

2008-10-21 David Roundy
 - prefer recursive acronymn to embarrassing one

2008-10-21 Eric Kow
 - Create the darcs.cabal file in franchise.
 - Add a template for building the darcs.cabal file.

2008-10-19 Salvatore Insalaco
 - resolve issue784: fix file handle leak and check for exceptions on process running.

2008-10-14 Eric Kow
 - Reenable some tests under Windows now that we are ignoring setCooked errors.

2008-10-20 David Roundy
 - avoid needless work in Setup.hs
 - enable franchise build tests under wine 1.0.
 - enable test of franchise build.
 - only build ChangeLog if we're in a darcs repository.
 - remove dependence on haskell98 package from preproc.hs and make_changelog.hs.
 - we don't need to announce we're on windows, just log it.
 - reorganize and comment ./Setup.hs flags.
 - simplify checking for windows using franchise.
 - test for endianness using franchise.
 - fix test-franchise-build.sh to work with renamed Setup.hs.

2008-10-18 Eric Kow
 - Capitalise Setup.hs for consistency.

2008-10-17 David Roundy
 - add CURSES test to setup.hs.
 - half-resolve issue1138: make it possible in setup.hs to not use -Werror.
 - use unlessFlag in setup.hs to simplify haskeline check.
 - add haskeline test to setup.hs.
 - clean up setup.hs by using lookForModule instead of catching exceptions.
 - add test for siginfo.h (which shows up on SunOS maybe?)
 - clean up test-franchise-build.sh a bit more...
 - clean up test-franchise-build.sh
 - clean up setup.hs configure a bit.

2008-10-12 Dmitry Kurochkin
 - Fix curl version in setup.hs.

2008-10-11 David Roundy
 - avoid re-checking for windows.
 - setup.hs: don't fail if darcs doesn't yet exist.
 - fix spelling error in setup.hs.
 - make setup.hs look for libcurl
 - ratify use of readFile in setup.hs
 - add script for testing the franchise build.
 - add franchise setup file.
 - on windows, try renameFile before deleting target file.

2008-10-11 Dmitry Kurochkin
 - Simplify Darcs.Lock.withDir.
 - Do not remove temporary directories if DARCS_KEEP_TMPDIR environment variable is set.

2008-10-10 David Roundy
 - eliminate autogeneration of Workaround.hs.

2008-10-17 J. Garrett Morris
 - Add import list for System.Process in Exec.lhs

2008-10-15 Dmitry Kurochkin
 - Use command_control_list directly in run_the_command.
 - Fix imports in Darcs.ArgumentDefaults.
 - Refactor Darcs.ArgumentDefaults to use command_control_list directly.
 - Refactor Darcs.Commands, move command run code to Darcs.RunCommand.
 - Remove unused extended_usage.
 - Use help_cmd instead of usage in main.
 - Use help_cmd directly in main.
 - Refactor 'darcs --commands' to list_available_commands.

2008-10-15 Thorkil Naur
 - fix Submitting patches to darcs with respect to send -u

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