[darcs-users] maintenance file for bugs

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Sun Mar 15 20:13:22 UTC 2009

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 21:07:53 +0100, Dmitry Kurochkin wrote:
> I can see what benefits this potentially gives, but most of other
> projects are happy without phone-home feature. Just print a warning if
> the version is not an official release. And a big note on bugtracker
> saying how to properly submit bugs.

I'd say submit a patch.

I also vote for removing the phone home feature.  I suspect it doesn't
matter as much now that our releases are schedule driven and thus a bit
more predictable.
> Besides in it's current state it can behave poorly, e.g. it does not
> support proxy - and darcs is likely to hang until network connection
> timeout in such case.

That's a real pain.

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