[darcs-users] Darcs Sprint Brighton Update
dagit at codersbase.com
Wed Oct 29 16:00:52 UTC 2008
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 3:26 AM, Nicolas Pouillard
<nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Eric Y. Kow's wrote:
>> Jason wrote:
>> > This weekend the Portland team accomplished the following:
>> Thanks! As for the Brighton team:
> Here is the report of the Paris team:
> * Saving lstats: When doing whatsnew on some particular files
> one could avoid looking at the whole working tree.
> Reinier Lamers worked on this topic and made good progress,
> however there is still issues with the type witnesses mode.
Has anyone already asked for help with this? The type witness stuff
can be tricky but with a bit of training it's not so bad.
> * Networking performances: Juliusz Chroboczek helped us to
> hunt networking performance problems (as he reads tcpdumps
> outputs natively :). One conclude that http-pipelining does
> a good job but can be tricky to enable ; one clearly see
> the improvement of the darcs-transfer-mode but having
> TCP_NODELAY=1 and supporting multi-gets would make it a
> lot better.
That sounds interesting. Is anyone working on this? Could someone
knowledgeable about the issue create a ticket so we don't lose track?
> * Packs of patches: Florent Becker and I worked on integrating
> a packing mechanism for patches. We've designed a proposition ,
> made a basic integration that is not published yet. It features
> the reading support but not the packing itself.
This also sounds handy.
Thanks for the update!
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