Thursday, October 23, 2008

darcs weekly news #9

2009-02-02 This is a back-posting of an older darcs weekly news article from before the creation of I'll be trickling these in to minimise disruption to people's RSS readers

News and discussions

  1. Enfranchising darcs! An update on the build systems question
  2. Darcs hacking sprint in 2 days!
  3. What does it mean to commute? Darcs hackers like to talk about 'commuting' patches all the time. But what does that mean? Jason explains and provides a tiny bit of code for us to play with
  4. darcsweb 1.1-rc1 Alberto Bertogli reports a release candidate for darcsweb 1.1, with support for darcs 2 repositories, and syntax highlight support if the pygments module is available
  5. First impressions of darcs. A Pythonista named Benjamin tries darcs out for the first time. Here are his likes and dislikes.
  6. Choosing a revision control system. Daniel Carrera compares darcs with Monotone, Mercurial and Bazaar. Daniel finds our "brilliant patch management" to be unique, but what can we learn from the others?


  • Jason Dagit

New contributors

  • Christian Kellermann
  • Salvatore Insalaco
  • J. Garrett Morris

Issues resolved in the last week (1)

issue784 Salvatore Insalaco

Patches applied in the last week (66)

See text entry for details.

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