[darcs-users] optimising darcs annotate

Mark Stosberg mark at summersault.com
Mon Oct 27 01:38:19 UTC 2008

> The current implementation of changes only filters the relevant patches
> from the complete set of patches in the repo, but the code still reads
> every patch that touches the file. Since the patchinfo is in the
> inventory and the information which patch touches which file, changes
> FILE should get by without reading any patches.
> The next step is querying the filecache for other commands like annotate
> and updating the filecache on record, pull, obliterate, and so on.

This is exciting progress Benedikt. Thanks for your work on it!


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