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Re: Reducing "out-of-date" errors

From: David James <djames_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-08-01 00:08:22 CEST

On 7/31/06, Mark Phippard <markp@softlanding.com> wrote:
> Over on the Subclipse list (I also see this on users@ and TortoiseSVN
> lists) we have been getting a lot of activity from new users that are
> really confused by the out of date errors they get. I think we see this a
> lot more in Subclipse because the Eclipse IDE encourages refactoring which
> leads to a lot of moves and renames.
> The biggest problem we run into is with new users working alone with a
> repository. It is easy to understand how someone with one project and one
> working copy working by themselves can get confused by an error saying
> their project is out of date.

Nice analysis, Mark! I wholeheartedly agree that users should not
receive an "out of date" error in this scenario. I've seen this
problem before and it has also puzzled me. Do you have a reproduction
recipe? It'd be great if we could add an XFAIL test for this issue to
the Python test suite.



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