[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #40

Guillaume Hoffmann guillaumh at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 06:50:50 UTC 2009

News and discussions
1. Jason Dagit and Ganesh Sittampalam joined the review team:
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-August/021086.html
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-September/021317.html

2. Ganesh Sittampalam tells us about darcs-relevant discussions at ICFP:
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-September/021221.html

3. Eric Kow clarified the policy of the contrib directory of darcs, in
   particular because of the darcs.cgi script:
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-September/021148.html
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-September/021247.html

4. Eric also finished triaging all bugs of the bugtracker, sent us a summary
   of the situation and started looking for a way to track patches with (or
   without) roundup (our bugtracker):
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-September/021212.html
 * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-September/021248.html

Issues resolved in the last week (0)

Patches applied in the last week (27)
2009-08-11 Petr Rockai
 - Improve performance of clean_hashed (by a factor of ~n/logn).

2009-09-11 Eric Kow
 - Split tags/TAGS target.

2009-09-11 Thorkil Naur
 - Test for issue1224

2009-09-07 Eric Kow
 - Accept issue1300: --delete-file should only delete if test succeeds.
 - Accept issue1332: darcs add -r seems to ignore --boring.
 - Test for issue942.
 - Test for issue142.
 - Subsections for posthooks and prehooks.
 - Remove darcs.cgi contrib script.
 - More descriptive name for issue1488 test.

2009-09-09 Marnix Klooster
 - Accept issue1488: a 'fromJust error' in 'darcs whatsnew -l'

2009-09-09 Petr Rockai
 - Make the ./tests/issue1465_ortryrunning.sh a little more foolproof.
 - Skip the time-stamps test on windows.

2009-09-08 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - make an assumption in the pull code explicit

2009-09-07 Petr Rockai
 - Print expansions of simple commands in testsuite output.
 - Use the correct slash in push-formerly-pl.
 - Exit 200 in abort_windows to indicate the skip to the harness.
 - Add a simple testcase for the --external-merge option.
 - Add a rudimentary release script.
 - Avoid relying on /dev/stdin in tests/emailformat.sh.

2009-09-05 Eric Kow
 - More extensive haddocks on Darcs.Patch.Depends.get_extra.

2009-08-29 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - specify CPP globally for witnesses build
 - missing LANGUAGE in Darcs.ProgressPatches
 - missing LANGUAGE in Darcs.Commands.Unrevert
 - remove some derived classes from Tag
 - couple of GADT build fixes for recent GHCs
 - add a comment

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