[darcs-users] ANN: gorsvet 0.1

Petr Rockai me at mornfall.net
Tue Feb 17 15:30:33 UTC 2009

Nicolas Pouillard <nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com> writes:
> Excerpts from Petr Rockai's message of Tue Feb 17 15:59:09 +0100 2009:
>> Hi,
>> Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:
>> > Maybe it would make sense to use the extensible-exceptions package
>> > so you can use GHC 6.10 exceptions everywhere?
>> just a note that this is now fixed. I have also improved the index handling and
>> it is now both faster and can do proper, efficient subtree queries. (It's also
>> broken on big-endian machines, will fix later.)
>>From which repository can we pull these changes?

I wrote (in the thread root):
> I have just published a repository for gorsvet, a lightweight, currently
> read-only, alternative client for darcs. It is based on hashed-storage and
> darcslib. The repository URL is
>     http://repos.mornfall.net/gorsvet
> you will also need latest hashed-storage:
>     http://repos.mornfall.net/hashed-storage
> It currently has 3 subcommands: optimize, diff and wh (no aliases, it's pretty
> dumb). None will touch the darcs metadata, so they should be pretty safe to use
> on any repository. To start using gorsvet, you need to run "gorsvet optimize"
> -- this will create a hashed index for the working directory, under
> _darcs/index. You can then use gorsvet wh (= darcs wh), gorsvet wh -s and
> gorsvet diff. On bigger repos, all of these should be faster than equivalent
> darcs commands by a wide margin.

Use Cabal to compile and install.


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