[fossil-users] Feature requests: fossil ui and server improvements

2013-02-19 Thread Warren Young
1. If I say fossil ui and the browser starts successfully and then exits, Fossil should exit, too. It should arguably exit even if it fails to start the browser, since you asked for a UI and it couldn't provide one. I gather that it behaves the way it currently does because fossil server

[fossil-users] Fossil svn conversion gets confused if last svn checkin is on a branch

2013-02-19 Thread Warren Young
I'm currently working through the conversion of a 14 year old (!) svn repo to Fossil, and ran into dodgy behavior in one of the iterations. Over the years, we've changed how we named branches and tags a few times. We had a mess like this: mms5_00 mms6.3 mms-7.0 mms-v8 Dash

Re: [fossil-users] Feature requests: fossil ui and server improvements

2013-02-20 Thread Warren Young
On 2/20/2013 09:21, Richard Hipp wrote: In http://www.fossil-scm.org/fossil/info/f4143c5b59 you can add an IP address to the --port option: I don't see that that patch touches the parsing of -P in main.c: iPort = mxPort = atoi(zPort); It also doesn't change how

Re: [fossil-users] Feature requests: fossil ui and server improvements

2013-02-20 Thread Warren Young
On 2/20/2013 07:52, Richard Hipp wrote: So I just tried it. I type: sudo /home/drh/bin/fossil server and it is working fine for me. Browsing to http://localhost:8080/test_env; confirms that fossil has entered a chroot jail prior to serving content. I, too, can get fossil server to run

Re: [fossil-users] Feature requests: fossil ui and server improvements

2013-02-20 Thread Warren Young
On 2/20/2013 13:23, Richard Hipp wrote: On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 3:16 PM, Warren Young war...@etr-usa.com mailto:war...@etr-usa.com wrote: I don't see that that patch touches the parsing of -P in main.c: I was referring to the version. The complete patch is a collection of two different

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil svn conversion gets confused if last svn checkin is on a branch

2013-02-20 Thread Warren Young
On 2/20/2013 13:30, Themba Fletcher wrote: Does the following help in your case? tif@:~$ fossil help settings | grep main-branch main-branch The primary branch for the project. Default: trunk No, sorry. It makes sense that it doesn't help. If I open the minimal testcase

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil svn conversion gets confused if last svn checkin is on a branch

2013-02-20 Thread Warren Young
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[fossil-users] Improved svn2fossil script

2013-02-20 Thread Warren Young
I've attached an improved version of the Subversion to Fossil script in the Cookbook: http://www.fossil-scm.org/fossil/wiki?name=Cookbook#SVN The general mode of operation is the same, but I've made a bunch of improvements. In rough order of importance: - The most important change is that

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil svn conversion gets confused if last svn checkin is on a branch

2013-02-22 Thread Warren Young
On 2/21/2013 02:03, Martijn Coppoolse wrote: This sounds as if the 'Files' tab of your repository links to http://server/repo/dir?ci=tip whereas you expected it to link to http://server/repo/dir?ci=trunk Yep, you've nailed it. tip is the out-of-the-box default on a fresh repo, and

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil svn conversion gets confused if last svn checkin is on a branch

2013-02-22 Thread Warren Young
On 2/22/2013 14:09, Warren Young wrote: trunk would be a good default if Fossil had a training wheels mode for newbies like me, but I can't seriously propose that as a feature. Thinking more about it, this is really a Subversion issue. Unlike Git and Fossil, svn lets you create a branch

Re: [fossil-users] Cygwin compilation warningw

2013-03-01 Thread Warren Young
On 3/1/2013 06:56, Jan Nijtmans wrote: Cygwin compilation warning when compiling fossil: ./src/sqlite3.c: In function ‘winFullPathname’: ./src/sqlite3.c:34247:5: warning: ‘cygwin_conv_to_win32_path’ is deprecated (declared at /usr/include/sys/cygwin.h:34) [-Wdeprecated-declarations]

Re: [fossil-users] cygwin distributes fossil

2013-04-03 Thread Warren Young
On 4/3/2013 15:24, Rene wrote: News or Old News? To me it was new. ~15 months old news: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2012-01/msg00054.html ___ fossil-users mailing list fossil-users@lists.fossil-scm.org

Re: [fossil-users] cygwin distributes fossil

2013-04-05 Thread Warren Young
On 4/4/2013 11:03, Rene wrote: (e.g. Redhat users could try cent-os). Two problems here. First, there is not *a* Redhat Linux distribution. There is Fedora and there is Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The distinction matters because they do not share repositories, and their binary RPMs are

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-24 Thread Warren Young
On 7/24/2013 02:33, Jan Nijtmans wrote: SQLITE_CANTOPEN: os_win.c:34063: (3) winOpen(/var/tmp/etilqs_FoaHNBQa56cVGrh\etilqs_PXfZEjH5dBl8Cm5) - The system cannot find the path specified. I'm not sure whether this is a SQLite 3.7.17 thing or if it is due to one of the build option changes

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-24 Thread Warren Young
On 7/24/2013 05:30, Jan Nijtmans wrote: It looks like SQLite is doing something wrong here: http://www.fossil-scm.org/index.html/info/b88edfefbb That patch is fine on Cygwin as long as you build Fossil with the external SQLite, rather than the bundled SQLite. The bundled SQLite is

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-25 Thread Warren Young
On 7/25/2013 06:24, Jan Danielsson wrote: So .. we used the __CYGWIN__ macro to explicitly break fossil on cygwin? That seems unnecessarily creative to me. It is well known that the creators of Cygwin do this sort of thing because They're Just Mean. Maybe Fossil's creators are the same

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-25 Thread Warren Young
On 7/25/2013 07:46, Jan Nijtmans wrote: 2013/7/25 Richard Hipp d...@sqlite.org: If it does work, then I move for the immediate banishment of all __CYGWIN__ macros. Doing that will break four things: - Accessing a check-out repository on Cygwin, while the previous check-out was done in

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-25 Thread Warren Young
On 7/25/2013 04:29, Richard Hipp wrote: Native, pure-blooded windows binaries run just fine on cygwin, right? Mostly, yes. There are exceptions. The Windows console infrastructure isn't as general and as easy to hook into a the Unix TTY equivalent, so there are programs that only work

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-25 Thread Warren Young
On 7/25/2013 16:03, Joe Mistachkin wrote: Warren Young wrote: I'm up for some spelunking. Let's go: What about all the __CYGWIN__ blocks in the following files? I guess they already got taken out of the trunk. I did my spelunking in a current pull of the tree. That explains why

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-25 Thread Warren Young
On 7/25/2013 16:52, Joe Mistachkin wrote: Warren Young wrote: I guess they already got taken out of the trunk. I did my spelunking in a current pull of the tree. I'm simply searching trunk for __CYGWIN__. I was stuck on a branch from February. wince Now that I'm actually looking

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-25 Thread Warren Young
On 7/24/2013 05:06, Warren Young wrote: On 7/24/2013 02:33, Jan Nijtmans wrote: Just wait on the Cygwin64 people to bring out a new Sqlite package with the same fixes already done in Cygwin32. Um, it's the same people. Me. :) Oh, I see what you mean. I forgot that I didn't release 3.7.17

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-25 Thread Warren Young
Some of what I wrote was based on wrong assumptions due to being stuck here on a February branch of Fossil's repo. Now that I've looked at the __CYGWIN__ blocks in an up-to-date Fossil trunk, I understand your post better, Jan. Updated commentary inline below. On 7/25/2013 15:59, Warren

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on cygwin64

2013-07-26 Thread Warren Young
On 7/26/2013 01:15, Jan Nijtmans wrote: For your other remarks, I suggest that you become a fossil code committer. I've yet to step beyond evaluating Fossil for use here. I like its features and how it works, but I think I'm going to be forced to use git for interoperability reasons.

Re: [fossil-users] Unshun: CSRF attempt error

2013-07-29 Thread Warren Young
On 7/28/2013 13:47, Marc Simpson wrote: Output: Cross-site request forgery attempt. That's a browser-specific feature, not something Fossil does. It may be that Fossil could work differently to avoid triggering this browser security feature, but ultimately it's a false positive. What

Re: [fossil-users] Problem with Mac OS X downloads

2013-09-09 Thread Warren Young
On 9/9/2013 07:03, Richard Hipp wrote: I'd like to provide universal binaries for Mac, but (alas) I don't know how to do that. Something like: $ ./configure --disable-dependency-tracking \ CFLAGS='-arch x86_64 -arch i386' The --disable-dependency-tracking bit is necessary

Re: [fossil-users] Version 1.27

2013-09-11 Thread Warren Young
On 9/11/2013 08:59, John Long wrote: On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 08:49:14AM -0600, Warren Young wrote: Only 7 months left of MS support: http://goo.gl/dtpQj4 So what? After the EOL date, XP will quickly start bit rotting. You can predict the near future by looking at the state of Windows 2000

Re: [fossil-users] Version 1.27

2013-09-11 Thread Warren Young
On 9/11/2013 08:36, Michai Ramakers wrote: For my information: is WinXP still an 'officially supported' platform? I realise it's a bit old, but I happen to use fossil on that platform, occasionally. Only 7 months left of MS support: http://goo.gl/dtpQj4 After that, no more security patches.

Re: [fossil-users] Version 1.28 release?

2014-01-09 Thread Warren Young
On 1/9/2014 07:31, Richard Hipp wrote: But I want Fossil to follow the latest SQLite alphas, So run sqlite.org with Fossil + SQLite alpha. Everyone is free to run Fossil in any configuration they like. Please don't ask the rest of the Fossil user community to alpha-test SQLite for you,

Re: [fossil-users] Version 1.28 release?

2014-01-09 Thread Warren Young
On 1/9/2014 13:17, Richard Hipp wrote: SQLite alphas are more robust that stables of most other software projects. Are you asserting that no data-destroying bugs have ever appeared in a SQLite alpha? Yes, I am. Are you aware of any that I missed? I'll take you at

Re: [fossil-users] Please improve documentation for the checkout command

2014-03-20 Thread Warren Young
On 3/20/2014 10:05, Matt Welland wrote: FWIW, I don't think I have ever used fossil checkout to move to a different branch or checkout (which is something I do dozens or hundreds of times on a typical working day). I always use fossil update (or usually just fossil up). I

[fossil-users] HOWTO: nginx as reverse proxy for fossil server

2014-05-25 Thread Warren Young
Neither the Wiki nor the Schimpf book explain how to set up a Fossil server behind a reverse proxy, and a lot of the nginx reverse proxy methods given online don’t work correctly with Fossil. After a lot of semi-random flailing, I managed to hit on the magic combination, so I thought I’d post

[fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-27 Thread Warren Young
I had a file called README-Visual-C++.txt in one of my repositories and wanted to link to the tip version of it from an outside web page. I discovered the doc URL feature in Fossil, but it didn't work with that file. Apparently there's some kind of data sanitization going on here that turns

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-27 Thread Warren Young
On 5/27/2014 13:46, Richard Hipp wrote: If the filename really does contain + symbols, then the URL should have %2b for each plus. Sorry, I should have mentioned that I did try that. This is with the nginx-proxied configuration that I posted here about on Sunday. I suspect nginx is

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-27 Thread Warren Young
On 5/27/2014 14:37, Richard Hipp wrote: Candidate fix checked into trunk. I just installed [5d4400400a] and it still doesn't work, regardless of %2b or not %2b. (That *was* the query, quoth Hamlet after all.) I get a Document Not Found page back from Fossil, with the body section being No

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-27 Thread Warren Young
On 5/27/2014 17:10, Joe Prostko wrote: On May 27, 2014 6:58 PM, Warren Young war...@etr-usa.com mailto:war...@etr-usa.com wrote: Incidentally, I'm bothering with nginx proxying because the SCGI method seems to have broken in 1.28. It was working fine on my site with 1.27 from the Ubuntu

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-27 Thread Warren Young
On 5/27/2014 17:41, Richard Hipp wrote: Is the documentation better now? Yes, thanks! ___ fossil-users mailing list fossil-users@lists.fossil-scm.org http://lists.fossil-scm.org:8080/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fossil-users

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-27 Thread Warren Young
On 5/27/2014 17:48, Warren Young wrote: On 5/27/2014 17:41, Richard Hipp wrote: Is the documentation better now? Yes, thanks! Ooops, grammar bug: Add one might want... Do you mean Additionally, ...? ___ fossil-users mailing list fossil-users

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-28 Thread Warren Young
On May 27, 2014, at 7:55 PM, Joel Bruick j...@joelface.com wrote: Richard Hipp wrote: I think that's an HTTP thing. In a URL, spaces are encoded as +. It's really an HTML form thing [1] that only applies to the query portion of the URL. In the path component, we technically should be

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-28 Thread Warren Young
On 5/28/2014 10:14, Stephan Beal wrote: So fossil is incorrect to convert + to space if it is before the first ? in the URL. Interesting question, especially in the face of this case: /wiki/foo equivalent to === /wiki?name=foo the first one has no QUERY_STRING but is, internally,

Re: [fossil-users] Markdown

2014-05-28 Thread Warren Young
On 5/27/2014 22:58, Scott Robison wrote: The best I can come up with for a link to a wiki page (from another wiki page) is something like [Page](wiki?name=Page) which really seems kinda ugly You probably want this syntax: [Page][1] later, typically at end of doc... [1]:

Re: [fossil-users] FYI: doc URLs don't work with filenames that have + in their names

2014-05-28 Thread Warren Young
On 5/28/2014 11:58, Stephan Beal wrote: On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 7:51 PM, Warren Young war...@etr-usa.com mailto:war...@etr-usa.com wrote: I don't see that there is ambiguity here at all. Ah, correct. The onus is on the one creating the link to do the escaping. ...which does mean

Re: [fossil-users] libfossil minor milestone: Raspberry Pi

2014-05-29 Thread Warren Young
On 5/29/2014 10:57, Stephan Beal wrote: after fixing some bits which assumed too much about the signedness of the (char) data type, PowerPC does some strange things with char, too. You might have fixed that in passing. As a comparison of runtime speeds, here's the results of the core

Re: [fossil-users] libfossil minor milestone: Raspberry Pi

2014-05-30 Thread Warren Young
On 5/30/2014 11:23, Stephan Beal wrote: a) pi is using an external USB 2.0 drive here because compiling anything on a SD card is just too pokey. Rotating media or SSD? Did you use the same external HDD on the laptop, or did it have an unfair advantage in its internal drive? b) These

Re: [fossil-users] Index (was Re: git-fossil-git does not obtain the same commit hashes.)

2014-06-04 Thread Warren Young
On 6/4/2014 10:50, Richard Hipp wrote: The staging area complicates the interface. Perhaps you will add some of this to the Fossil vs Git wiki page. (Section 3.4?) ___ fossil-users mailing list fossil-users@lists.fossil-scm.org

[fossil-users] Outside contribution feature

2014-06-04 Thread Warren Young
As far as I can tell, Fossil offers two ways to allow outsiders to submit changes to an open source software project: 1. Give them Develop privs 2. Ask them to fossil diff and mail you a patch file In my open source project, I only give repo checkin privileges to contributors who have

Re: [fossil-users] Outside contribution feature

2014-06-05 Thread Warren Young
On 6/5/2014 01:51, j. van den hoff wrote: what _is_ missing is the GitHub layer I wish to do without that layer. I like Fossil the way it is: simple to use, yet powerful. I like being able to host my Fossil repo on my own server. Perhaps you're getting hung up on the fact that I

Re: [fossil-users] Outside contribution feature

2014-06-05 Thread Warren Young
On 6/5/2014 04:35, Kevin Martin wrote: 2) Get them to email you the clone My Fossil DB file is currently only 1.4M, but that's only because I didn't bother importing the previous 10 years of history into it. If I had chosen to do that, I expect the file would be bigger than the 10-20 MB

Re: [fossil-users] Outside contribution feature

2014-06-05 Thread Warren Young
On 6/5/2014 07:14, Richard Hipp wrote: Suppose you had the ability to create a sub-repository That was the idea, yes. A sub-repository would not even be self-complete: It would only contain artifacts for the file that changed in the check-ins that it contains I expected that limitation as

Re: [fossil-users] Outside contribution feature

2014-06-05 Thread Warren Young
On 6/5/2014 09:18, Andy Bradford wrote: fossil pull subrepo.fossil -R project.fossil A contribution from an untrusted outsider needs to be checked carefully before it is committed to the master repo. ___ fossil-users mailing list

Re: [fossil-users] Outside contribution feature

2014-06-05 Thread Warren Young
On 6/5/2014 11:54, Richard Hipp wrote: But maybe there should be an open to the fossil submit or fossil subrepo command (whatever it ends up being called) so that you can specify either a dependent or an independent subrepository. Doesn't the outside developer already have a self-contained

Re: [fossil-users] Schizophrenic fossil users?

2014-06-09 Thread Warren Young
On 6/7/2014 03:27, Stephan Beal wrote: i wanted to ask if anyone out there is using multiple Fossil users for one physical user, what their use cases are, and whether or not it's worth the effort. I'm a Fossil newbie, so there may be some trap I won't run into for months or years yet, but as

Re: [fossil-users] autocrlf like in Git?

2014-06-09 Thread Warren Young
On 6/7/2014 12:32, Richard Hipp wrote: On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 2:03 PM, to...@acm.org mailto:to...@acm.org wrote: Some tools (compilers, assemblers, editors) can deal with any type of line endings so text saved in a different platform is not an issue. But, this is not a universal

Re: [fossil-users] Schizophrenic fossil users?

2014-06-09 Thread Warren Young
On 6/9/2014 09:41, Stephan Beal wrote: My only problem with this approach so far is that the identities skew the by-user report statistics[1] ;). That's a feature. Wow, 92% of the checkins are by user warren-work, 7% by warren-home, and 1% by others. I clearly need to thank my boss again

Re: [fossil-users] Intent to release version 1.29

2014-06-12 Thread Warren Young
On 6/11/2014 09:33, Stephan Beal wrote: On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 4:09 PM, JR jr...@saintlyreverend.com mailto:jr...@saintlyreverend.com wrote: Alternatively, you can add the location of Fossil to your PATH or the system PATH. A minor _potential_ caveat: back when i used Windows/DOS

Re: [fossil-users] Slow commits

2014-06-24 Thread Warren Young
On 6/24/2014 14:12, Andy Goth wrote: I'm having trouble with each commit taking about 45 seconds in a new repository I initially populated with 5154 files totaling 425 megabytes. At this point, there are only five or six commits. Does this happen when committing a new file to the repo, or

Re: [fossil-users] Slow commits

2014-06-24 Thread Warren Young
On 6/24/2014 14:23, Andy Goth wrote: On 6/24/2014 3:22 PM, Warren Young wrote: On 6/24/2014 14:12, Andy Goth wrote: I'm having trouble with each commit taking about 45 seconds in a new repository Does this happen when committing a new file to the repo, or only when changing an existing

Re: [fossil-users] Slow commits

2014-06-24 Thread Warren Young
On 6/24/2014 14:27, Richard Hipp wrote: It might be possible to provide an option to disable this checksum step for large repos. Is that step redundant if the repo is stored on a filesystem like ZFS that does data checksumming? ___ fossil-users

[fossil-users] Autosync failed, database is locked

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
I'm using the latest tip version of Fossil, and am getting this complaint on checkins: Autosync: http://me@server:3691/server Round-trips: 1 Artifacts sent: 0 received: 0 Pull finished with 343 bytes sent, 716 bytes received vim ../../ci-comment-B545A069E3EC.txt New_Version:

Re: [fossil-users] Autosync failed, database is locked

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
On 7/18/2014 09:28, Richard Hipp wrote: Presumably you get the same error when you do fossil sync or fossil push, right? Actually, I think I just figured it out: $ fossil server /museum # where I keep my *.fossils $ fossil open /museum/repo.fossil $ fossil sync

[fossil-users] What is a baseline?

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
fossil help timeline talks about a BASELINE. I've discovered by playing that it can be an artifact ID, but I assume there has to be more to it than that, else why use a different term? Neither the Schimpf book nor fossil help really explain the term. It doesn't appear on the documentation

[fossil-users] Getting a list of what's changed since the last release

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
When I am assembling a new software release, I assemble a ChangeLog from the checkin comments since the last release. Prior to moving to Fossil, I used svn log -r12345:HEAD for this. That lists the checkin comments from r12345 to the current version, only for files in the current directory

Re: [fossil-users] What is a baseline?

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
On 7/18/2014 12:39, Richard Hipp wrote: We should updates the timeline help to say check-in instead, as that will be clearer to most readers, I think. Sounds good. Baseline appears in the help for /ci_edit /doc /info /zip 3-way-merge ci (as --baseline)

Re: [fossil-users] Getting a list of what's changed since the last release

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
On 7/18/2014 13:05, Ron W wrote: fossil timeline after | perl -n -e print if /tags: .*branchname/; That only works if your commit messages are so short they don't cause a line wrap. I use an 80 column terminal window (old timer, me) so it doesn't take much to cause a wrap. I tried

Re: [fossil-users] Getting a list of what's changed since the last release

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
On 7/18/2014 12:44, Richard Hipp wrote: http://www.sqlite.org/src/timeline?a=releaset=trunkn=1000 I think clicking the branch from fossil ui then appending a=AFTERSPEC will work for me: http://server:port/repo/timeline?r=BRANCHNAMEa=AFTERSPEC Today I also learned you can say fossil

Re: [fossil-users] Autosync failed, database is locked

2014-07-18 Thread Warren Young
On 7/18/2014 13:43, Ron W wrote: Looks like you were asking Fossil to sync one repo against itself. Yes. My teammates and I have had no problems preforming CLI operations on a repo also be served by fossil server. It doesn't completely fail. The checkins do occur; fossil just gripes

Re: [fossil-users] slow commit

2014-07-21 Thread Warren Young
On 7/20/2014 23:39, Gour wrote: but I wonder how safe is to operate Fossil repo with checksum checking off? It's as safe as inserting *anything* into a SQLite DB without checksumming all contents of the DB first. Could this catch problems, in theory? Sure. If it does, though, all it can

Re: [fossil-users] slow commit

2014-07-21 Thread Warren Young
On 7/21/2014 08:53, Warren Young wrote: If it does, though, all it can tell you is that your local filesystem or OS or storage subsystem is untrustworthy. Relevant reads: http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2367378 https://www.sqlite.org/howtocorrupt.html

Re: [fossil-users] 'open --nested', quick poll

2014-07-22 Thread Warren Young
On 7/22/2014 10:22, Ron W wrote: Yes, I know that modern versions of Windows support symlinks, but I was getting eros from the command so I just did nested check outs instead. Native symlinks on Windows are a mess. First, the mklink command has its options in reverse order as compared to

Re: [fossil-users] 'open --nested', quick poll

2014-07-22 Thread Warren Young
On 7/22/2014 10:43, Warren Young wrote: the mklink command has its options in reverse order I shouldn't say option here. I mean the two path names you have to give to both mklink and ln: $ ln source symlink-target C:\ mklink symlink-target source

Re: [fossil-users] 'open --nested', quick poll

2014-07-25 Thread Warren Young
On 7/22/2014 08:38, Michai Ramakers wrote: I was wondering how many of you use 'open --nested' to have nested workdirs? Thanks to this thread, I became aware of open --nested, and promptly found a use for it. So thank you. :) Here's the problem that open --nested solved for us: We keep

Re: [fossil-users] fossil vs git-based arrangements. code review and ticket export

2014-08-05 Thread Warren Young
On 7/26/2014 08:53, Eric Rubin-Smith wrote: * Code review! Fossil already provides all the code review I think any nimble team should need: RSS. 1. Set Fossil up as a server. [1] 2. Go to the Timeline page, and add .rss to the end of the URL. [2] 3. Subscribe to that URL in your feed

Re: [fossil-users] Linux 2.6 :-(

2014-08-05 Thread Warren Young
On 8/3/2014 15:01, Sean Woods wrote: What is the latest version of Fossil that will run on the 2.6.x line of Linux kernels? I regularly run Fossil on CentOS 5, which still ships kernel 2.6.18. Can't compile off trunk and I don't know why. We don't know why, either, since you didn't include

Re: [fossil-users] Linux 2.6 :-(

2014-08-05 Thread Warren Young
On 8/5/2014 16:11, Sean Woods wrote: Can't compile off trunk and I don't know why. We don't know why, either, since you didn't include the error message you got. That error message was pasted in another thread. I don't read every thread on every mailing list I subscribe to. I'm sure I'm

Re: [fossil-users] Linux 2.6 :-(

2014-08-05 Thread Warren Young
On 8/5/2014 18:50, Sean Woods wrote: I saw that jimsh references glob.tcl, so I removed all my local Tcl/Tk stuff -- I wasn't really using it -- and rebuilt Fossil clean from tip, to force it to use jimsh, and it still doesn't happen. How did you do this? My knowledge of the TCL ecosystem

Re: [fossil-users] fossil vs git-based arrangements. code review and ticket export

2014-08-06 Thread Warren Young
On 8/6/2014 01:49, Martijn Coppoolse wrote: On 5-8-2014 23:16, Warren Young wrote: 1. Set Fossil up as a server. [1] It's not even necessary to set Fossil up as a server; you can also run `fossil rss` Nice. Thanks for the tip. [2] A quick glance at src/rss.c in the Fossil sources says

Re: [fossil-users] fossil vs git-based arrangements. code review and ticket export

2014-08-06 Thread Warren Young
On 8/6/2014 04:36, Stephan Beal wrote: On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 11:16 PM, Warren Young war...@etr-usa.com mailto:war...@etr-usa.com wrote: I'm not aware of any evidence that an approve-up-front development process gives better end results than a fix-in-place process. i'm fairly certain

Re: [fossil-users] fossil vs git-based arrangements. code review and ticket export

2014-08-06 Thread Warren Young
On 8/6/2014 15:27, Andy Bradford wrote: Thus said Warren Young on Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:22:45 -0600: Out here in the normal software world, I think we are being presumptuous to use the word engineering. We usually cannot write an equation to prove our software correct. The earth

Re: [fossil-users] fossil vs git-based arrangements. code review and ticket export

2014-08-07 Thread Warren Young
On 8/6/2014 21:00, Andy Bradford wrote: Thus said B Harder on Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:41:47 -0700: Do we have fine-grained control over pulling only specifically rooted branches? No, but you can certainly clone the developers clone and inspect his changes before pulling into your clone

Re: [fossil-users] Linux 2.6 :-(

2014-08-07 Thread Warren Young
On 8/7/2014 01:26, Stephan Beal wrote: i'm pretty certain (not 100%) that that's it, but i know we don't use any Linux-specific calls which might depend on a newer glibc version, After I posted that, I went out and looked for a list of Linux syscalls that included the point where they were

Re: [fossil-users] Wiki formatting

2014-08-07 Thread Warren Young
On 8/7/2014 14:20, Hajas, Wayne wrote: every time I try to use the formatting features, nothing happens. Wild guess: you're using a fairly recent version of IE on Windows. You're probably running into Microsoft's brain-dead choice to run all intranet sites in compatibility mode by default.

Re: [fossil-users] Wiki formatting

2014-08-07 Thread Warren Young
On 8/7/2014 14:51, Warren Young wrote: On 8/7/2014 14:20, Hajas, Wayne wrote: every time I try to use the formatting features, nothing happens. Wild guess: you're using a fairly recent version of IE on Windows. On re-reading this, I see that my post looks like pure speculation, but it's

Re: [fossil-users] [PATCH] Wiki formatting

2014-08-08 Thread Warren Young
On 8/7/2014 15:09, Warren Young wrote: you can use a meta tag to do the same thing Confirmed. If you go to Admin Skins Header, and add this line somewhere in head, IE8+ will work in standards mode when you point it at an intranet instance of Fossil: meta http-equiv=x-ua-compatible

Re: [fossil-users] Wiki formatting

2014-08-11 Thread Warren Young
On 8/11/2014 10:18, Stephan Beal wrote: it turns out there's an option somewhere in IE which turns off the default to compatibility mode option, I mentioned it in one of my posts: Gear Menu Compatibility View Settings uncheck Display intranet sites in Compatibility View. Some sites won't

Re: [fossil-users] Wiki formatting, IE test results

2014-08-12 Thread Warren Young
On 8/12/2014 15:48, Warren Young wrote: I'll test this in IE7, IE9 and IE10 later on today. In IE7 on Vista, it kinda sorta works. There are multiple HTML rendering problems in the Fossil UI -- all typical of IE7 -- but the patch in the previous message allows Ctrl-B/I/U to do what you

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil clone over SSH

2014-08-15 Thread Warren Young
On 8/15/2014 07:14, Abilio Marques wrote: Cloning over ssh seems to be impossible if the user nobody doesn't have cloning permissions. I successfully cloned a repo over SSH where Nobody only has read wiki and read ticket direct permissions, and inherits no other privileges. I did this with

Re: [fossil-users] available topologies for syncing and other misc questions

2014-08-15 Thread Warren Young
On 8/15/2014 14:37, Charles Curtit wrote: Can a server handle fsyncs from multiple peers at the same time ? Careful with your terminology. fsync may mean the POSIX syscall fsync(), but from context, I think you're actually talking about fossil sync here. It's doubly confusing because

[fossil-users] Fossil on a Chromebook

2014-08-16 Thread Warren Young
It works: chronos@localhost ~/bin $ fossil version This is fossil version 1.30 [ee46563cbd] 2014-08-15 12:46:27 UTC This is on an Asus C200M: $ uname -a Linux localhost 3.10.18 #1 SMP Thu Aug 7 11:19:20 PDT 2014 x86_64 Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2830 @ 2.16GHz GenuineIntel

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on a Chromebook

2014-08-18 Thread Warren Young
On 8/16/2014 04:44, Stephan Beal wrote: Great! i've been eyeballing the Chromebook as my next PC, but it would first of course need to be able to do fossil. Of course, it's mainly just a Stupid Programmer Trick to use Fossil in Chrome OS proper, since once you've got an Ubuntu/Debian chroot

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on a Chromebook

2014-08-19 Thread Warren Young
On 8/18/2014 16:12, Ron W wrote: I have considered getting a Chrome book as a way to get a very inexpensive laptop, but this makes it sound like it would only be worth it to me if I could wipe it and install a decent Linux distro on it. I'm not aware of any small, well-built, inexpensive

Re: [fossil-users] crash while running 'fossil pull' on Linux

2014-08-19 Thread Warren Young
On 8/18/2014 19:39, Eric Rubin-Smith wrote: warning: Can't read pathname for load map: Input/output error. Core was generated by `/home/eric/fossil-src-20140612172556/fossil update'. Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault. #0 0xb75bffb0 in ?? () from

Re: [fossil-users] Fossil on a Chromebook

2014-08-19 Thread Warren Young
On 8/19/2014 11:33, Stephan Beal wrote: A colleague of mine recently reported out-of-the-box success in encrypting his root partition Ubuntu's done this in its stock installer since 12.10. One of the things I trimmed from that already long post is the observation that booting through BIOS +

Re: [fossil-users] crash while running 'fossil pull' on Linux

2014-08-19 Thread Warren Young
On 8/19/2014 11:50, Eric Rubin-Smith wrote: Try running it under Valgrind. I ran it under valgrind already and mentioned the results in the OP -- you probably missed that in my wall of text :-). No, I just stopped reading when I saw the characteristic smashed stack gdb output. :)

Re: [fossil-users] symlinks

2014-08-28 Thread Warren Young
On 8/28/2014 09:23, Scott Robison wrote: Would there be any interest in adding symlink support to Windows (where available [Vista later], leaving the text file approach where it is not)? While Windows Vista+ technically can make symlinks on NTFS, it has restrictions that make it unworkable

Re: [fossil-users] symlinks

2014-08-28 Thread Warren Young
On 8/28/2014 13:34, Thomas Schnurrenberger wrote: Fossil can be run as a Windows service. Thanks for the tip! Please take a look at the 'winsrv' command. Alas, I do not keep a native Windows binary of fossil.exe on my Windows boxes. As you can guess from my prior message, I only run

Re: [fossil-users] symlinks

2014-08-28 Thread Warren Young
On 8/28/2014 14:32, Ron W wrote: On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 2:01 PM, Warren Young war...@etr-usa.com mailto:war...@etr-usa.com wrote: 2. If you *are* running as an Administrator user, you can't create symlinks from a process that isn't Run as Administrator. If issue #1 is resolved

[fossil-users] Why do doc/trunk/foo URLs break when last checkin was on a branch?

2014-08-29 Thread Warren Young
I've got a link like this from one of my wiki pages: a href=/repo/doc/trunk/path/to/file.mdFile/a When the last checkin was on the trunk, this works. When I check something into one of the branches, though, I get No such document errors when clicking such links until I check something

Re: [fossil-users] Why do doc/trunk/foo URLs break when last checkin was on a branch?

2014-08-29 Thread Warren Young
On 8/29/2014 09:59, Richard Hipp wrote: No, it means that it will show the version of /path/to/file.md http://file.md that is on the current trunk check-in. But you just said that file doesn't exist. I think I see what's happening. My branches have two tags on them, the one I think of as

[fossil-users] Spaces allowed in custom ticket drop-downs?

2014-09-02 Thread Warren Young
I was working in Admin - Tickets - Common and realized that the lists there are just TH1 code. I asked myself, would it work if I changed this: set type_choices { Code_Defect Build_Problem Documentation Feature_Request Incident } to this? set type_choices { Code Defect

Re: [fossil-users] how to use git to lose data

2014-09-02 Thread Warren Young
On 9/2/2014 09:00, Dömötör Gulyás wrote: This is the main issue I have: git does not follow the principle of least surprise. I'm sure it *can* do everything, if you know all of the switches and gotchas. But you don't, even if you think you do. Apparently many advanced git users have their

Re: [fossil-users] how to use git to lose data

2014-09-02 Thread Warren Young
On 9/1/2014 15:49, Scott Robison wrote: the reasons I use fossil have little to do with its distributed nature (though I'm using it more often that way as time goes by). A DVCS can be useful even to a lone developer. Several times since switching from svn to Fossil, I've spent some of my

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