[darcs-users] Camp vs Darcs & the future of both
kxra at riseup.net
Wed Jul 31 22:43:23 BST 2013
Hm, aren't block move diffs something that could exist alongside
line/word/binary diffs? It seems like while line/word/binary diffs are
mutually exclusive to each other, block moves can work in conjunction to
any of them.
You should file a bug report against darcs and add it to the darcsv3 wiki
On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 5:36 PM, Andreas Wagner <
andreasbwagner at pointfree.net> wrote:
> Good question! I am also interested to know what the plan is.
> As for word based diffs I'd actually rather see block move diffs (
> http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1377&context=cstech) than
> patches based around yet another arbitrary character that is meaningless
> in most programming languages. Block moves (p q l) may be more economical
> as well depending on how patches (with "add" and "remove") are represented
> now. Also, renaming darcs tracked files would not require a special command
> afaik camp does do something like this (offset length).
> It would be nice to see more development on camp even though the theory
> and proofs are incomplete (they probably will be in some way for the
> foreseeble future). In fact, I may just import the camp stuff to my darcs
> hub and start poking around.
> - Andreas
> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Kẏra <kxra at riseup.net> wrote:
>> Can someone explain the difference between the patch theory behind darcs
>> and that of camp?
>> Also, I was previously under the impression that camp would be darcs v3<http://darcs.net/Darcs3Wishlist>with new diff methods for
>> binary <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1233> & word based<http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2315>diffing, partial
>> repo checkouts <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2329>, etc. but camp seems to
>> be inactive so I'm wondering what the 'plan' is now.
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