[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #59

Guillaume Hoffmann guillaumh at gmail.com
Sun Apr 4 17:46:11 UTC 2010

News and discussions
1. Lennart Kolmodin announced that darcs 2.4 was available in Gentoo Linux:

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2010-March/023513.html

2. Mark Stosberg talked about darcs handling large repositories, then
   spawning a discussion on git vs darcs from the UI point of view:

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2010-March/023526.html
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2010-March/023539.html

3. If you haven't already read it on this blog, you can have a look
   at Eric's report from the last darcs hacking sprint:

   * http://blog.darcs.net/2010/03/darcs-hacking-sprint-4-report.html

Issues resolved in the last week (4)
issue1208 dixiecko at gmail.com
 * wish: darcs trackdown --bisect
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1208

issue1427 Guillaume Hoffmann
 * accept gzipped patch bundles in darcs apply
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1427

issue1739 Reinier Lamers
 * make ColorPrinter handle characters > 255
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1739

issue1756 Petr Rockai
 * new h-s handles file removals correctly in Index.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1756

issue1765 Reinier Lamers
 * refuse to remove non-tracked directories recursively
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1765

Patches applied in the last week (29)
2010-03-30 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - drop unnecessary GHC extensions from test helper
 - speed up test by compiling helper once
 - add type witnesses to trackdown --bisect
 - fix warning

2010-03-29 dixiecko at gmail.com
 - resolve-issue1208: trackdown --bisect (PatchTree).

2010-04-02 Eric Kow
 - Test for issue183.
 - Fix bug in issue1645 test.

2010-03-30 Petr Rockai
 - Avoid a direct multibyte string in issue1739 test that confuses ShellHarness.

2010-03-21 Reinier Lamers
 - Refactor makeRemovePatch: use foldM and split in two
 - Rename issue1765 test to reflect that it succeeds
 - resolve issue1765: refuse to remove non-tracked directories recursively

2010-03-29 Eric Kow
 - Tidy up issue1727 test.

2010-03-29 Sean Erle Johnson
 - Accept issue1727: darcs move . target fails.

2010-03-21 Guillaume Hoffmann
 - resolve issue1427 accept gzipped patch bundles in darcs apply
 - accept issue1427 accept gzipped patch bundles in darcs apply

2010-03-27 Trent W. Buck
 - Extend issue1645 with additional pathologies.

2010-03-24 Petr Rockai
 - Resolve issue1756: new h-s handles file removals correctly in Index.

2010-03-17 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - disable unused do binding warnings for now
 - add PatternGuards extension to witnesses build
 - add cabal flag to control build of darcs library

2010-03-21 Florent Becker
 - Make commuteFL symmetrical with commuteRL

2010-03-20 refis.thomas at gmail.com
 - useless string concatenation plus useless $.

2010-03-21 Guillaume Hoffmann
 - use isPrefixOf instead of take x y == "string" in some places

2010-03-21 Reinier Lamers
 - accept issue1763: pull on non-ascii filenames
 - resolve issue1739: make ColorPrinter handle characters > 255

2010-01-10 David Markvica
 - remove the hardcoded string "_darcs" in some places and replace it
with the global darcsdir

2010-02-15 Florent Becker
 - export stdout in RepoPath
 - demonadify useAbsoluteOrStd
 - Put presentParticiple into the English module

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