[darcs-users] Google Summer of Code 2009 - ideas, students and mentors?

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Fri Feb 13 18:08:54 UTC 2009


Could you file these two ideas as bug tracker entries, if they are not
there already?

Perhaps you could also then link these entries to


On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 10:51:47 -0600, Kari Hoijarvi wrote:
> For TortoiseDarcs, fast and complete querying of repository status would  
> be very welcome.
> Currently I run "darcs show files" and "darcs whatsnew -s  
> [--look-for-adds]". It works, but has annoying lag. When you add a file,  
> it still shows as not-in-darcs for a while. Continuous parsing of  
> '_darcs/patches/pending' as TortoiseDarcs 1 did it is fragile, and not  
> the way to go.
> I'd like to have these two commands as a single report, with more  
> information: timestamp, file size, type[dir/file], if the file is in  
> conflict.
> I'd like to get this also for a single file and for all the files in a  
> single directory, not recursive.
> Preferably this should be a library call, starting processes is expensive.
>> * Keeping track of which patches affect which files, to speed up query
>>   operations that affect only certain files (e.g. changes, diff, etc, when given
>>   a filename argument).
>>       o 2008-06 status: I don't think we do this yet. Still open?   
> Good and fast diff between two versions of a single file would be very  
> welcome. It's the last feature I still miss from TortoiseCVS,

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