[darcs-users] darcsweb 1.1

Alberto Bertogli albertito at blitiri.com.ar
Wed Oct 29 03:41:54 UTC 2008

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 05:24:44PM -0700, Simon Michael wrote:
> In a related thread I wrote:
> > out the new release) but I have an idea I made it work with darcs 2 and 
> > sent patches.
> which was a big lie, as darcs clearly shows me. Sorry :)
> Alberto, thanks for the new release, which I've now pulled to joyful.com 
> which is ubuntu gutsy. Three small comments:
> - I needed to install python-beaker to fix an error on tree view.

I had never heard of that package before. What was the error?

> - I chose to install python-pygments and source highlighting started 
> working immediately, very nice:
> http://joyful.com/darcsweb/darcsweb.cgi?r=darcs-stable;a=headblob;f=/src/OldFastPackedString.hs
> I'm hoping I won't notice any impact as bots crawl my now slower source 
> code pages. The cache should help.

If you're worried about that, yes, enabling the cache will make a _huge_

> - A bug, I believe, which has irked me for a while: darcsweb tree view 
> shows all files in a directory. I would rather have it show only those 
> tracked by darcs. Perhaps this is easier now with darcs 2 ?

For the tree view, darcsweb will try using, in order:

 - _darcs/pristine/
 - _darcs/current/
 - the repo directory

So it's a last-resource thing, because neither pristine nor current
should contain untracked files, AFAIK. Do you have any of those
directories in the repository you're browsing?


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