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

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 07:51:35 UTC 2009


zooko <zooko at zooko.com> writes:

> I used to use deps.pl to generate dot files which I could run through
> graphviz to produce a DAG of patches.  The arrows were dependency and
> the nodes were patches labelled with their names.
>
> Here's what I want from a darcs GUI:
>
>  * Some nice way to manage a large set of patches (my main repository
> has around 4000), such as zoom-and-pan, excluding some  subset of
> patches from view

--from-tag support in deps.pl would be a huge first step :-)

, or something.
>  * Integration with some patch browser/source browser so, for example,
> if you click on a node (patch), then it opens a web browser  window
> like this one:
> http://allmydata.org/trac/tahoe/changeset/20090131013110-
> e01fd-807a049c8f67fadc4de48ae1d88d09888911eab1
>  * Interactive exploration, such as "What if I were to do a pull from
> this repo to that, and then mark this set of patches as "No" and  this
> set as "Dont-Care"..."



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