[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #49

Guillaume Hoffmann guillaumh at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 21:49:45 UTC 2009

News and discussions
1. Reinier Lamers announced the release schedule of darcs 2.4
   (freeze: December 31st, release: January 30th):

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-December/022597.html

2. Eric Kow asked the team to contribute benchmarks showing the performance
   improvements of the next stable version:

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-December/022599.html
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-December/022631.html

3. Ganesh Sittampalam summed up his work in progress regarding versions 2.4
   and 2.5:

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-December/022603.html

Issues resolved in the last week (2)
issue1362 Joachim Breitner
 * Mention repo name in mail send body
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1362

issue1392 caitt at users.sourceforge.net
 * use parsec to parse .authorspelling
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1392

Patches applied in the last week (32)
2009-12-26 Joachim Breitner
 - Also import (<>)
 - Resolve issue1362: Mention repo name in mail send body

2009-12-24 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - move witnesses code into its own namespace
 - simplify code
 - Change get_patches_beyond_tag so the return type matches the actual data
 - update comment
 - drop #ifdef
 - drop a bunch of old C helper code

2009-12-18 Florent Becker
 - fix conflict between commutex -> commute rename and utf8-metadata

2009-11-22 Reinier Lamers
 - Kill unused import warning in Darcs.Utils
 - Make darcs depend on a haskeline that doesn't choke on malformed UTF-8
 - Fix another conflict between UTF-8 and main branch
 - Autodetect UTF-8 encoded metadata
 - Resolve conflicts with import warnings and with the addition of a
newline to the author file
 - Add tests for function of UTF-8 marker line and for NFC normalization
 - Stop handling all command line arguments as Unicode text
 - Add C wrappers for ICU functions to work around changing symbol names
 - Resolve conflict about the handling of the author pref file
 - Resolve conflict with darcs-hs merge
 - Normalize Unicode of the patch metadata for comparison.
 - Test that patches with non-latin1 metadata can be safely moved between repos
 - Move locale conversion out of IO monad
 - Test that darcs tag stores metadata in UTF-8
 - Make _darcs/prefs/author be locale-encoded
 - Make amend-record store metadata as UTF-8
 - Add tests for rollback's storing metadata as UTF-8
 - Make UTF-8 test a bit more compact
 - Add tests to check that amend-record stores metadata in UTF-8
 - Resolve conflicts between UTF-8 and main branch
 - Add test for UTF-8 metadata
 - Make record store patch metadata in UTF-8

2009-12-20 caitt at users.sourceforge.net
 - resolve issue1392: use parsec to parse .authorspelling

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