The Taskwarrior 2.4.0 development branch has been unusable for a
a few weeks
while new functionality was integrated. It has been a
long process, with about 750 commits made so far, but now all the
tests are passing again.
Does this mean it's ready for alpha and beta? No, not yet, because
now there is a need for a lot of new tests to cover all the new
functionality. This is the next phase of cycle, improving tests,
fixing open bugs, and updating documentation.
Now it's time for a preview of some of the new features...
The recently released
is now available from Homebrew.
is "The missing package manager for OSX", and includes recipes for
several thousand packages. If you wish to install Vit easily on OSX,
you simply update your brew recipes and install Vit like this:
$ brew update
$ brew install vit
Taskwarrior 2.4.0 is in development. The main feature of this
release is a new command line parser, and some related features
such as expression evaluation and ISO-8601 date support.
This is a major undertaking, but the reward will be some very nice
Until now this work, on the 2.4.0 branch in the code repository has
been carefully done so as to not completely break functionality.
There are currently 24 failing tests, mostly regarding newly added
On Saturday May 10th 2014, Dirk Deimeke presented a Taskwarrior
Dirk also previewed the new command reference shown here:
With Taskwarrior version 2.4.0, we are building a better command
line parser. In addition to fixing a lot of annoying little bugs,
we would like it to be more flexible and robust. That means it will
be able to handle more strange inputs than before, but can it do