[darcs-users] hashed repos qualitatively for GHC

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Sat Jan 9 18:41:15 UTC 2010

Hi Simon,

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 13:47:32 +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> I've just built the latest darcs so that I could use
> --skip-conflicts (it's great!).

Go Ganesh! :-)

> I'm doing all my work in hashed repos locally, and my perception of
> the performance is that it's "different" to darcs-1 format repos.

Is it usable?  Would you be willing for GHC to switch over to hashed
everywhere, replacing --partial with --lazy for the buildbots?  It may
be good to apply the latest version of patch72
and see if it makes a difference.

> Some things are very fast: whatsnew, pull/push --dry-run. Other
> things seem to crunch my disk a lot and take a lot longer than I
> would expect.  For example, I just pushed a few patches from one GHC
> repo to another and it went like this:

I've submitted the above as http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1729


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