[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #16

Guillaume Hoffmann guillaumh at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 14:20:51 UTC 2009

News and discussions
1. Darcs 2.2.1 should be released next week. Petr Rockai has put online
   the first release candidate:
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-February/017528.html
 * http://repos.mornfall.net/darcs/darcs-2.2.1rc1.tar.gz

2. As part of work to make darcs rely more on external haskell modules,
   Judah Jacobson's Haskeline patches are being examinated and discussed:
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-February/017563.html
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-February/017667.html

Issues resolved in the last week (0)

Patches applied in the last week (15)
2009-02-06 Petr Rockai
 - Update tests/network/changes.sh (we don't use $DARCS for ages now).

2009-02-05 Eric Kow
 - Update shell_harness to work with new Distribution.ShellHarness.

2009-02-05 Petr Rockai
 - Cabal: In test, use the darcs binary in the build directory.
 - Interestingly, witnesses also need send_email.c on win32.
 - Look for diff & sendmail at runtime, not compile time.
 - One more witnesses build fix (-lz).

2009-02-03 Judah Jacobson
 - Remove a redundant clause from the Cabal file."
 - Tell Cabal about send_email.c on Windows.
 - Don't use the bytestring-mmap package on Windows.

2009-02-04 Petr Rockai
 - Handle empty files in mmapFilePS. Also cater for FD shortage.

2009-01-31 Eric Kow
 - doc: Correct path to darcs cache on Windows

2009-02-03 Petr Rockai
 - System.Posix is also needed by witnesses on win32.
 - Cabal: Do not make absence of a diff tool fatal.
 - Pass -DWIN32 when compiling witnesses, on win32.
 - Outsource the (optional) mmap support to bytestring-mmap.

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