patch applied (packages/regex-base): Make setup script compileagain after recent Cabal changes

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Tue Sep 4 13:20:52 EDT 2007

On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 06:47:06PM +0200, Sven Panne wrote:
> On Sunday 02 September 2007 22:59, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 05:24:51PM +0200, Sven Panne wrote:
> > [...]
> > > To be usable, a speedup of at least factor 10
> > > would be required. Is there any hope for this?
> >
> > Patch application can be sped up with a planned change of hunk format.
> > If downloading lots of small patch files individually is the problem
> > then darcs could tar them up when checkpointed tags are made.
> Will this improve the time for a "./darcs-all pull" for the GHC repository, 
> too? With extra-libraries it takes over 20 minutes for me, even though only 
> 3-4 small patches have actually been pulled and my 2Mbit DSL line sits 
> basically idle during the whole time.

I'm not sure what's happening there, but I can't think why that should
be slow. It might be related to the bug that means that "darcs send"
patches have way too much context in. Either way, it ought to be
fixable. It's just a matter of developer time.


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