[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #90

Guillaume Hoffmann guillaumh at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 11:47:23 UTC 2012

News and discussions
1. Ganesh Sittampalam uploaded the second beta of darcs 2.8:

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2012-January/026356.html

2. Zooko O'Whielacronx called for a new maintainer for darcsver:

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2012-January/026350.html

3. Eric Kow summed up the recent issues of Darcs with regards to SSH:

   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2012-January/026340.html

Issues resolved in the last week (2)
issue845 Eric Kow
 * pass ssh stderr through.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue845

issue2090 Eric Kow
 * correctly detect existing transfer-mode connection.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2090

Patches applied in the last week (44)
2012-01-15 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - resolve conflicts in darcs.cabal with test_stub.hs reinstatement
 - complete rollback of test_stub.hs removal for main branch
 - resolve conflicts in darcs.cabal with test_stub.hs removal
 - rollback removal of build-tools constraints

2011-06-22 Florent Becker
 - TAG
 - Remove test_stub.hs since it freaks cabal sdist out :-(
 - Change version to (2.8 beta 1)

2012-01-05 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - make website requires darcs for preprocessing
 - remove dead cabal flag from release script
 - add some missing files to darcs.cabal

2012-01-01 Eric Kow
 - Drop SSH ControlMaster support.
 - Move ssh verbosity settings to Darcs.Global.
 - On Windows, prefer plink/pscp/psftp for ssh.

2011-10-18 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - fix harness.sh test on cygwin

2012-01-01 Eric Kow
 - Resolve issue2090: correctly detect existing transfer-mode connection.
 - Fix scp invocation.
 - Fix ssh performance regression.
 - Expose a Darcs.Commands.ShowFiles.manifest for Darcs API users.
 - More readable helper functions in Darcs.Commands.ShowFiles.
 - Recast patch property comments in Unicode.
 - Accept issue2090: darcs transfer-mode connection not shared.
 - Move out useful lib code for ssh tests.
 - Update tests/network/ssh.sh to match last-regrets.
 - Fix some bitrot in tests/network/ssh.sh.
 - Remove Darcs.Ssh.runSSH (only used once).
 - Resolve issue845: pass ssh stderr through.
 - Flag that reports if we are on a Windows box.
 - Move ssh command detection to Global.
 - Rename Ssh to Darcs.Ssh
 - Improve debugging messanges for darcs transfer-mode
 - Refactor darcs help environment and make it support multiple args.

2012-01-01 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - turn packs off by default due to outstanding bugs

2010-01-02 Thomas Hartman
 - make monad pipeline explicit

2011-12-31 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - use a flag to choose base>=4.4
 - GHC 7.4 build fix
 - bump dep on process

2011-12-24 Mark Wright
 - ghc 7.4.1-rc1 build

2011-08-12 Ganesh Sittampalam
 - support GHC 7.2

2011-12-31 Eric Kow
 - Mark issue1819 test as failing and extend it a tiny bit.

2010-04-18 Dave Love
 - Accept issue1819: pull --dont-allow-conflicts doesn't work

2009-06-28 Trent W. Buck
 - Add optional specifier for "darcs help environment [VARIABLE]".

2011-12-31 Eric Kow
 - Slap a copyright header on the index argument test.
 - Rename --index tests to be a bit more specific.

2011-12-28 Andreas Brandt
 - Test case for argument handling

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