[darcs-users] darcs patch: Resolve issue1402: don't "phone home" about bugs.

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Thu Mar 26 09:03:01 UTC 2009

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 17:02:19 +1100, Trent W.Buck wrote:
> On encountering a bug, Darcs used to "phone home" to find out if it
> was the latest version.  If it wasn't, it would tell the user to
> upgrade instead of reporting bugs.
> This turns out to be rather unreliably (see the transcript below), so
> instead just direct users to a wiki article that gives lots of details
> on how to report a good bug.

Applied, thanks!

I'm slightly nervous about linking to the wiki (seems so impermanent),
but I don't really see a better way.

Also, would you care to complete the work by refactoring this module
and along with impossible.h?  There's now some unused types and imports.
Lots of functions to simplify in here, it looks like.

Resolve issue1402: don't "phone home" about bugs.
>  _bug fetchUrl bs s = _bugDoc fetchUrl bs (text s)
>  _bugDoc :: FetchUrl -> BugStuff -> Doc -> a

Presumably, at FetchUrl can go...

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