The darcs package

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Darcs is a free, open source revision control system. It is:

This smartness lets you respond to changing demands in ways that would otherwise not be possible. Learn more about spontaneous branches with darcs.


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Versions 2.1.2.1, 2.1.2.2, 2.1.98.2, 2.1.99.0, 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.3.0, 2.3.1, 2.4, 2.4.1, 2.4.3, 2.4.4, 2.5, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.8.0, 2.8.1, 2.8.2, 2.8.3, 2.8.4, 2.8.5, 2.10.0, 2.10.1, 2.10.2, 2.10.3, 2.12.0, 2.12.1, 2.12.2, 2.12.3, 2.12.4, 2.12.5
Dependencies array (>=0.1 && <0.3), base (<4), bytestring (>=0.9.0 && <0.10), containers (>=0.1 && <0.3), directory (==1.0.*), filepath (==1.1.*), haskeline (>=0.3.1 && <0.4), html (==1.0.*), HTTP (>=3000.0 && <3001.1), mtl (==1.1.*), network (==2.2.*), old-time (==1.0.*), parsec (==2.1.*), process (==1.0.*), random (==1.0.*), regex-compat (>=0.71 && <=0.92), terminfo (>=0.2.2 && <0.3), unix (==2.3.*), zlib (==0.5.*) [details]
License GPL
Author David Roundy <droundy@darcs.net>, <darcs-users@darcs.net>
Maintainer <darcs-users@darcs.net>
Category Development
Home page http://darcs.net/
Source repository head: darcs get http://darcs.net/
Uploaded Sat Feb 14 07:24:28 UTC 2009 by PetrRockai
Distributions Arch:2.12.5.20170909, Debian:2.10.2, Fedora:2.12.5, FreeBSD:2.10.1, LTSHaskell:2.12.5, NixOS:2.12.5, Tumbleweed:2.12.5
Executables darcs
Downloads 13201 total (153 in the last 30 days)
Rating 0.0 (0 ratings) [clear rating]
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Flags

NameDescriptionDefaultType
curl

Use libcurl for HTTP support.

EnabledAutomatic
curl-pipelining

Use libcurl's HTTP pipelining.

DisabledAutomatic
libwww

Use libwww for HTTP support.

EnabledAutomatic
http

Use the pure Haskell HTTP package for HTTP support.

EnabledAutomatic
external-bytestring

Use the external bytestring package.

EnabledAutomatic
external-zlib

Use the external zlib binding package.

DisabledAutomatic
haskeline

Use the haskeline package for command line editing support.

DisabledAutomatic
terminfo

Use the terminfo package for enhanced console support.

EnabledAutomatic
curses

Use libcurses for enhances console support.

DisabledAutomatic
type-witnesses

Use GADT type witnesses.

DisabledAutomatic
color

Use ansi color escapes.

EnabledAutomatic
base3EnabledAutomatic

Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info

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Readme for darcs-2.2.1

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Darcs
=====
This is the source tree for darcs, a distributed version control system
written in Haskell.

For more information, visit the darcs web site:

   http://www.darcs.net


Compilation and Installation
============================

Darcs currently supports two build systems: a traditional autotools-
based system, and an experimental cabal-based system.  Currently
AUTOTOOLS IS RECOMMENDED; in later releases it will be deprecated and
eventually removed (in favour of cabal).

If a "configure" file is present, autotools is supported.  If a
"Setup.lhs" file is present, cabal is supported.  Currently there is a
separate source tarball for each build system; either can be used in
unstable checkouts.


Using Autotools
---------------

If you have the normal, autotools-based tarball, this sequence should work
for you (if you are in doubt, this is likely the case):

    $ ./configure
    $ make
    # make install

You first need to run `autoconf` if you obtained the source tree from the
darcs repository (but this is not needed for release tarballs).

For more information, please see the manual:

 * http://www.darcs.net/manual
 * doc/manual/darcs.ps


Using Cabal
-----------

This method requires the cabal package, version 1.6 or higher.  The
cabal-install package is also recommended.

If you have the "cabal-install" package on your system (that is, there
is a "cabal" executable in your path), you can use the following
commands to create an executable in ~/.cabal/bin/darcs.

    $ cabal configure
    $ cabal build
    $ cabal install

Otherwise, if you have the "cabal" package but not the "cabal-install"
package, run the following:

    $ runghc Setup configure
    $ runghc Setup build
    $ sudo runghc Setup install

You may also omit the last step and copy the darcs executable (found in
dist/build/darcs/darcs) to a location of your choosing.

More detailed instructions can be found at
<http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Cabal/How_to_install_a_Cabal_package>
including instructions on obtaining a copy of cabal-install.

Please also note that the cabal-based build by default requires the cURL
library (and development headers). If, for some reason, you cannot provide
cURL, please pass "-f-curl" to the configure step above.

Hacking
=======
For more information about darcs hacking and best practices please check
the darcs wiki at http://darcs.net/DarcsWiki

Of particular interest are the following documents:
  * http://wiki.darcs.net/index.html/DeveloperFAQ
  * http://wiki.darcs.net/index.html/DeveloperTips

Testing
=======
For more information about the test suite, including how to run specific
tests please read tests/README.test_maintainers.txt.

Happy hacking!