[darcs-users] Grapefruit-based GUI for darcs?

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 16:20:51 UTC 2009


On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 09:10:20 -0500, Gwern Branwen wrote:
>> >  http://wiki.darcs.net/index.html/PatchViewer
>>
>> If I may drop my comments in, any patch viewer should be at least as
>> capable as Gitit's History page!
>
> Could you make a note of how this is more capable than a simple darcs
> changes?
>
> --
> Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>

It allows:
* Highlighted diffs (eg.
http://gitit.johnmacfarlane.net/Cheese/Yummy?diff&to=75ffcc1 )
* viewing the individual diff, more or less (eg.
http://gitit.johnmacfarlane.net/Cheese/Yummy?diff&from=1e9b2bf&to=f57a439
)
* viewing an individual diff's revision (eg.
http://gitit.johnmacfarlane.net/Cheese/Yummy?revision=f57a439 )
* viewing the change represented by several patches (eg.
http://gitit.johnmacfarlane.net/Cheese/Yummy?diff&from=e55885d&to=ea884fc
)
* viewing the history of just a particular file (eg
http://gitit.johnmacfarlane.net/Cheese/Yummy?history ) or the entire
repo ( http://gitit.johnmacfarlane.net/_activity )

Obviously all of this has equivalents in Darcs's commandlines and XML
output - that's how filestore is implemented, after all. But it is
much much easier  with even the basic GUI Gitit provides. It makes the
easy things easy.

-- 
gwern


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