[darcs-users] darcs patch: Remove support for calling wget/curl on ... (and 2 more)
Trent W. Buck
trentbuck at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 23:09:12 UTC 2009
On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 04:33:35PM +0100, Dmitry Kurochkin wrote:
> Correct. As to why, I believe the answer is - because no one
> implemented it. Now, when when libwww is gone implementing POST with
> curl should be easier.
While we're on the subject, has anyone evaluated using external
$ cabal list curl
Synopsis: Haskell binding to libcurl
Latest version available: 1.3.4
Latest version installed: [ Not installed ]
> Besides POST, HTTP is used to fetch maintenance info (or how is it
> called?) from darcs.net in case of bug. We can not use curl here
> because it uses bug itself. I never understood why darcs does this.
> IMHO there is little use in this, but it can introduce delays (or
> bug inside bug :)) if network connection is slow or mis-configured
> or something goes wrong in haskell-http. I would vote for removing
+1 for removing it.
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