[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


Hi,

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
http://wiki.darcs.net/index.html/GoogleSummerOfCode

Thanks!

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,

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