[darcs-users] DRAFT: hcar 2010-11

Petr Rockai me at mornfall.net
Sun Oct 17 16:51:11 UTC 2010


Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:

> Comments?

> \begin{enumerate}
> \item Better support for long histories: Petr Rockai has begun work
>       (originally started by David Roundy) to make Darcs handle
>       long histories in hashed repositories.  If you tag your
>       repositories regularly, operations that add or remove patches
>       to Darcs should take O(1) time instead of O(N) with respect to
>       the number of the patches in your history.

> \item Faster Darcs annotate: Benedikt Schmidt has nearly completed
>       his work on a new ``patch index'' feature which we hope to make
>       darcs annotate considerably faster.  He also plans to overhaul
>       the user interface to provide more human-readable output.
This is actually not in 2.5.

> \end{enumerate}
> These changes and more will appear in the upcoming Darcs 2.5 release,
See above.


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