[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #101

Guillaume Hoffmann guillaumh at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 07:40:39 UTC 2013

# News and discussions

1.  Confirmed: the next Hacking Sprint will be in IRILL, Paris on
    February 15, 16 and 17:

    -   <http://darcs.net/Sprints/2013-02>
    -   <http://www.irill.org/>

2.  Darcs HEAD has been fixed to work with GHC 7.6 without encoding
    bugs, go ahead and try it!

    -   <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2286>
    -   <http://hub.darcs.net/darcs/darcs-screened/patch/20130118225947-81bb2>

# Issues resolved in the last week (4)

issue2199 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   getMatchingTag needs to commute for dirty tags
    -   <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2199>

issue2236 Gian Piero Carrubba
  ~ -   make 'n' an alias for 'q' in lastregret questions
    -   <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2236>

issue2238 Gian Piero Carrubba
  ~ -   let optsModifier remove all occurrences of LookForAdds
    -   <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2238>

issue2247 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   move patch index creation into the job running code
    -   <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2247>

# Patches applied in the last week (45)

2012-12-30 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   add some comments about "nearby" darcs, and print out the one
that was found
    -   make darcs-test look "nearby" for a darcs exe to use
    -   canonize myself in .authorspellings
    -   minor refactoring
    -   Expose some of the innards of ShowAuthors for use in the API
    -   Don't expose intermediate details externally in Darcs.Patch.Annotate
    -   annotate needs to use posix filepaths
    -   provide a better error message on failure
    -   be a bit more robust when deleting the patch index

2012-12-20 BSRK Aditya
  ~ -   Report an error if --disable-patch-index fails

2012-12-28 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   fix test on windows: replace shell script with haskell program
    -   need to do case-insensitive comparison on Windows

2012-10-19 Mark Stosberg
  ~ -   PatchIndex: Add test coverage for a patch-indexed repo being
accessed by older darcs.
    -   Start documenting key flags in README.

2012-11-11 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   bump version to 2.9.6
    -   TAG 2.9.6
    -   need to treat paths in prefs/binaries as Posix, even on Windows

2012-09-29 Owen Stephens
  ~ -   Implement Repository/Prefs.normalise in terms of standard
FilePath functions

2012-10-26 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   get rid of unsafePerformIO in cleanLocalDate
    -   get rid of unused readLocalDate

2012-12-21 Owen Stephens
  ~ -   Refactor implementation of environment help

2012-12-19 Gian Piero Carrubba
  ~ -   avoid displaying 'Unknown ...' in the output of `darcs help environment`

2012-11-11 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   break out Darcs.Util.AtExit from Darcs.Util.Global
    -   move remains of Darcs.Util to be Darcs.Util.File

2012-09-15 Eric Kow
  ~ -   Remove redundant Module field from module haddocks.

2012-11-02 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   break out Darcs.Util.Environment
    -   move breakCommand into Darcs.Util.Text
    -   break out Darcs.Util.Exception from Darcs.Util
    -   break out Darcs.Util.Prompt from Darcs.Util
    -   break out Tree functions from Darcs.UI.Commands.Util
    -   break Darcs.Util.Ssh out from Darcs.Util.Global
    -   resolve issue2247: move patch index creation into the job running code
    -   test that patch index is re-created if not present
    -   resolve issue2199: getMatchingTag needs to commute for dirty tags

2012-12-13 Gian Piero Carrubba
  ~ -   resolve issue2236: make 'n' an alias for 'q' in lastregret questions

2012-12-18 Ganesh Sittampalam
  ~ -   tweak test to make sure that patches are actually selected
    -   fix test following change in output
    -   fix test for Windows
    -   use throwIO instead of throw
    -   restrict imports
    -   provide verbose diagnostics for "can't suspend"
    -   replace debug function in ssh Connection with string
    -   reorganise use of unsafePerformIO in transcoding a bit
    -   replace instance Show Doc with an explicit function

2012-12-16 Gian Piero Carrubba
  ~ -   resolve issue2238: let optsModifier remove all occurrences of

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