Hobby-hacking Eric


darcs weekly news #3

News and discussions

  1. Venues confirmed for the darcs hacking sprint, 25-26 October. Brighton and Portland are CONFIRMED; Paris is likely. Come hack with us!
  2. Planning darcs 2.0.3. We have started making steps towards a release for the end of September. Eric thinks we are only a buildbot and couple of bugfixes away from a prerelease.
  3. Darcs patch theory. Ian Lynagh continues his patch theory research. He has written up a nice explanation and a working prototype of a darcs-like patch theory.
  4. Retiring GHC 6.4. The darcs team would like to know if anybody is still using GHC 6.4 to compile darcs, so that we can focus on later versions (6.6 and 6.8).


Thanks to our patch reviewers for this week for giving David a hand!

  • Jason Dagit
  • Trent Buck

Issues resolved in the last week (7)

issue844 David Roundy
issue924 Eric Kow
issue1015 Ganesh Sittampalam
issue1037 Dmitry Kurochkin
issue1049 David Roundy
issue1050 Eric Kow
issue1063 Eric Kow

Patches applied in the last week (72)

See the darcs weekly news #3 email for the full list.

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