[darcs-users] darcs patch: add exception to haskell_policy.sh for D... (and 61 more)

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 23:48:59 UTC 2008

Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:

> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 10:52:05 -0400, David Roundy wrote:
>> I don't think I'll have time to review this bundle today, but had a
>> question I'd like to ask even before I review it.  I presume this has
>> been benchmarked against the pre-salvo-8 version.  How does it affect
>> timings? Not that timings are everything, but it'd be nice to see if
>> it speeds things up or (although it seems unlikely) slows things
>> down, and if so, by how much.
> Unfortunately, I have been flaking out on getting darcs the kind of
> benchmarking framework we need.
> What I have is a crude shell script that runs time darcs on a bunch of
> commands in the GHC repo.

IIRC the GHC repo is still darcs1 format.  Does this mean that (some
of?) the timings aren't meaningful for repos in darcs2 format?

Also, don't forget to run each command a few times and take the mean.

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