[darcs-users] darcs patch: use read_repo instead of get_unrecorded in Changes

Benedikt Schmidt Benedikt.Schmidt at inf.ethz.ch
Wed Oct 29 16:28:19 UTC 2008


Hi Reinier,

"Reinier Lamers" <tux_rocker at reinier.de> writes:

> 2008/10/28 David Roundy <droundy at darcs.net>:
>> Note that a very nice improvment for this would be to introduce a
>> mechanism for obtaining the changes to just a subset of files,
>> i.e. issue814.
>
> At the hacking sprint I implemented a version of get_unrecorded that
> only checks for changes under specified paths. When that has been sent
> to David I'll send a patch on top of that to use that whenever we use
> get_unrecorded and also know that we're actually only looking for
> changes in a subset of the repository. Please watch out that we don't
> do overlapping work...

good to hear, I'll wait for your submission then. I just stumbled
upon this when I did some timing tests and get_unrecorded took much
longer than reading the relevant patches and showing the changes.

  Benedikt



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