[Haskell-cafe] announcing darcs 2.0.0pre3

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Wed Jan 23 09:14:02 EST 2008

On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 09:59:29AM +0300, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello David,
> Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 11:43:44 PM, you wrote:
> > The third prerelease features (apart from numerous bug and performance
> > regression fixes) a completely rewritten rollback command and new
> > progress-reporting functionality. If darcs takes more than a couple of
> > seconds for a given operation and provides you with no feedback as to what
> > it's up to, let us know, so we can fine-tune the progress-reporting output!
> btw, in my program, progress is output be separate thread each 0.1
> second. operating threads just update global var with current state.
> of course when operating thread need to interact with user, it just
> sts another global var to False which prevents progress indicator
> thread from showing anything

This is precisely what we do in darcs.  :)
David Roundy
Department of Physics
Oregon State University

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