[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #10

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Thu Oct 30 14:28:55 UTC 2008

News and discussions
1. Darcs hacking sprint report
   * http://blog.darcs.net/2008/10/darcs-hacking-sprint-1-report.html

2. darcsweb-1.1 released!  With darcs 2 support, bugfixes and syntactic
   highlighting.  Congratulations, Alberto!
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2008-October/015172.html

3. Official darcs blog.  For announcements, darcs weekly news, and links
   to posts about darcs.  Planet darcs to be announced shortly.
   * http://blog.darcs.net

Thanks to our patch reviewers for this week for giving David a hand!

- Trent Buck
- Reinier Lamers
- Jason Dagit

Issues resolved in the last week (8)
issue395 Reinier Lamers 
 * warn the user when the patch name looks like a command line option
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue395

issue628 Christian Kellermann
 * reuse the long comment code from Darcs.record
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue628

issue774 Salvatore Insalaco
 * fix character echo on win32.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue774

issue839 Simon Michael
 * enable global cache by default
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue839

issue1000 Christian Kellerman
 * warn when tags are too short (length name <2)
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1000

issue1023 Salvatore Insalaco
 * bracket file writing to prevent windows permission errors.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1023

issue1046 Simon Michael
 * record nothing when only a non-repo file is specified
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1046

issue1051 Florent Becker
 * Allow --dry-run --interactive
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1051

Patches applied in the last week (73)
2008-10-26 Jason Dagit
 - add exception to haskell_policy.sh for Data.ByteString.readFile

2008-10-29 David Roundy
 - add a test for whatsnew given a file argument.

2008-10-29 Thorkil Naur
 - Add (failing) test for issue1162

2008-10-28 Jason Dagit
 - Fixup LANGUAGE pragmas for the sake of ghc6.6

2008-10-25 Don Stewart
 - Add -fno-warn-name-shadowing
 - Add LANGUAGE pragmas for explicit language extensions
 - Add LANGUAGE extensions for explicit language extensions
 - Add LANGUAGE pragmas for explicit language extensions
 - Add LANGUAGE pragmas for explicit language extensions

2008-10-28 Jason Dagit
 - use fmap in Darcs.Utils
 - use fmap in DateMatcher
 - use fmap in list_authors.hs
 - add one more Functor instance
 - add more Functor instances
 - add some Functor instances
 - use fmap in Compat
 - use fmap in Commands.Tag
 - use fmap in Commands.Replace
 - use fmap in Commands.Optimize
 - use fmap in Commands.Diff
 - use fmap in Commands.Add
 - use fmap in ArgumentDefaults

2008-10-26 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - add a comment
 - add some haddock to get_slurp_context_*

2008-10-27 Benedikt Schmidt
 - test for darcs changes and unrecorded moves
 - simplify TouchesFiles.look_touch

2008-10-26 Salvatore Insalaco
 - Fix echo handling in windows scripts.
 - resolve issue774: fix character echo on win32.

2008-10-28 David Roundy
 - remove export of read_pending.
 - cut unused argument to with_selected_patch_from_repo.

2008-10-27 Simon Michael
 - "make continuous" or "make ci" rebuilds darcs whenever files change 
 - resolve issue0839: enable global cache by default
 - refactor get_global, make it more cross-platform
 - explain global cache a little more clearly
 - resolve issue1046: record nothing when only a non-repo file is specified

2008-10-27 David Roundy
 - fix bug in haddock docs.

2008-10-25 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - accumulate hash strictly in hash/hashPS
 - remove trailing whitespace
 - add a few comments/update annotate docs slightly

2008-10-24 tux_rocker at reinier.de
 - resolve issue395: warn the user when the patch name looks like a command line option

2008-10-25 Salvatore Insalaco
 - Fix newline endings on Windows for HTTP module.
 - resolve issue1023: bracket file writing to prevent windows permission errors.

2008-10-25 Christian Kellerman
 - resolve issue1000: warn when tags are too short (length name <2)

2008-10-24 Trent W. Buck
 - $DARCS is no longer set by shell_harness.
 - Cleanup after others before running tests.

2008-10-24 florent.becker at ens-lyon.org
 - resolve issue1051: Allow --dry-run --interactive

2008-10-24 David Roundy
 - franchise now has optimization-disabling built in.

2008-10-22 Florent Becker
 - making Darcs.Patch.Set comment into haddock

2008-10-24 David Roundy
 - fix documentation bug.

2008-10-24 florent.becker at ens-lyon.org
 - Haddock typoes and formatting in Darcs.Match

2008-10-24 Christian Kellermann
 - enable the use of $SENDMAIL for darcs send
 - resolve issue628: reuse the long comment code from Darcs.record
 - code cleanup
 - Canonize Christian Kellermann

2008-10-24 Eric Kow
 - Clarify darcs transfer-mode debug message.

2008-10-24 Trent W. Buck
 - Use ANNOUNCE_GHC convention for .depend.
 - Use $@ to avoid repetition in makefile.

2008-10-23 tux_rocker at reinier.de
 - improve test_unit performance with QuickCheck 2.1

2008-10-23 Eric Kow
 - Remove unused functions just_dir and drop_paths from FilePathUtils.
 - Replace just_dir with System.FilePath.takeFileName.

2008-10-23 Trent W. Buck
 - Appease GHC by removing unused import.
 - Typo.

2008-10-22 Florent Becker
 - Haddock documentation for Darcs.Patch.Match
 - haddock documentation and better names for Darcs.Match
 - remove duplicate Darcs.Match.doesnt_not_match

2008-10-23 Eric Kow
 - Do not use literate Haskell for Darcs.Population and PopulationData
 - Convert Darcs.Population and Darcs.PopulationData comments into haddock.
 - Remove redundant nullPI
 - Fix placement of ChangeLog signatures.
 - Make threading mandatory in darcs.cabal.in.
 - Remove Changelog.README.
 - Style tweak in Darcs.Utils.firstNotBlank
 - Minor Haskell style refactor.

Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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