Monday, November 17, 2008

darcs weekly news #12

News and discussions

  1. Reasons to delay upgrading. Nathan Gray gives feedback as to why his team cannot yet switch to darcs2. Let's fix Nathan's bugs!
  2. darcs roadmap proposal. Eric has given us a roadmap for next six months of development. Get hacking!
  3. FYI: user-manual status. Trent W. Buck is making steady progress with revamping the user manual.
  4. New extension syntax -WError? How do you want to solve this? Managing compiler warnings is now a social requirement instead of a technical one.
  5. Buildbot uploads. Don't let the typos scare you away! Jules Colding, Zooko and others have the buildbots setup to upload the binaries as they build them!
  6. transitioning to cabal. Darcs now builds with cabal.
  7. announcing darcs 2.1.1rc2. Try out our newest release candidate today.
  8. growing the darcs team again! Welcome Alexander Suresh Kerr Sittampalam to the world and congratulate Ganesh Sittampalam.
  9. new Windows Czar and Review Team. Salavtore has taken the title of Windows Czar and we have an official review team now. Join today!
  10. Software Freedom Conservancy agreement. The Darcs project may be joining the Software Freedom Conservancy.
  11. [ANNOUNCE] darcs-fast-export. Miklos Vajna has put together a fast export from darcs to git.


Thanks to our patch reviewers this week!

We had a lot of reviewers this week, I hope I didn't miss anyone.

  • Don Stewart
  • Duncan Coutts
  • Jason Dagit
  • Trent Buck
  • Petr Rockai
  • Ganesh Sittampalam
  • Lele Gaifax
  • Christian Kellermann

Issues resolved in the last week (5)

issue525 David Roundy
issue844 David Roundy
issue864 Tommy Pettersson
issue1189 David Roundy
issue1223 Eric Kow

Patches applied in the last week (282)

See text entry for details.

1 comment:

Angel17 said...

Great article! Thanks for the discussion and reviews. Very informative!