Veracity 0.5 Released

Posted by Paul Roub Tue, 19 Oct 2010 09:07:00 GMT

The 0.5 source release is available here.

The latest nightly build is always available here

Veracity 0.5 Release Notes:

  • Full 64-bit support
  • Core performance improvements:
    • More efficient changeset format
    • Better caching of working folder status
    • Massive DAG-walking speedup, affecting update, push, pull, etc.
  • Repository instance revision numbers (like hg’s)
  • Web UI improvements:
    • Lots of performance improvements, particularly the activity stream
    • Improved burndown chart accuracy
    • Friendlier layout for adding and editing bugs
    • Graphical DAG for source history
    • Layout improvements viewing changesets
    • Improved progress indicators throughout
    • Bug relationships: blocks, depends on, duplicates
    • Internet Explorer 8+ compatibility
  • Merge improvements
    • Default integration with SourceGear Diffmerge
    • Resolve handles additional divergent move/rename/delete cases
  • Building from source, particularly on Windows, has gotten easier.
  • In progress:
    • Integration with other diff/merge tools
    • Repository packing
    • REST API port to server-side Javascript

Compatibility Notes:

Since the 0.3 release in July, most everything has changed.

  • The repository format has changed.
  • The layout of .sgdrawer in working copies has changed.
  • The contents of ~/.sgcloset has changed.
  • REST APIs, including those used by push/pull/clone, have changed.

  • Repositories created with 0.3 will not work with 0.5, and vice versa.

  • Settings saved in .sgcloset by older builds may not show up 0.5.
  • Working copies should be recreated with the new version.
  • Clients and servers must be the same version to play nice together.

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