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Re: [Subclipse-users] subclipse reverts on undo

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 22:18:14 -0400

I do not believe we have any code that does this specifically. If you
do an undo, and the Eclipse undo moves files, then yes Eclipse is
going to send that through as move events. There is no way to my
knowledge to know it any differently.

Subclipse responds to events sent to us by Eclipse. We do not have a
hook for Undo (I do not think one even exists). But if the Eclipse
undo moves files around, etc. then it just looks like that is what you
did to us.

If you disagree, I think you should simplify your problem description
and perhaps include a specific but concise reproduction recipe.



On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 9:57 PM, Bernhard Fröhler
<bernhard.froehler_at_gmx.at> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I just recently found out that subclipse has a "feature" of which I
> can't see the sense (and which, at a few times now, has caused terrible
> annoyance for me):
> When any file is open in Eclipse from a subversion-managed project and I
> press Ctrl+Z for Undo, subclipse sometimes seems to feel responsible for
> the handling of this shortcut (from my experiments I'd say that happens
> if no changes have been made since this editor was opened, or all such
> changes already have been undone); the thing subclipse then does is that
> it executes an svn revert command on added and/or moved files! I find
> this extremely irritating, especially in combination with the fact that
> subclipse always uses the "force" option of subversion. The result is,
> that files which I recently moved or added, might simply get deleted by
> a simple Ctrl+Z, which so far in Eclipse (and any other Application I
> know of) was a safe way to switch to previous versions - meaning that
> there's also the possibility to return to the latest version again via a
> Redo function. But in the described case, there is no return, once
> you've hit Ctrl+Z - because Re-Do obviously doesn't work anymore with
> these operations!
> It also seems that just the last svn operation is undone, which needs
> not necessarily have anything to do with the file currently opened in
> the editor; this is against common application behaviour too.
> I've searched the subclipse configuration & documentation and the
> internet and, so far, haven't found any reference to this strange
> behaviour (or if/how it can be turned off).
> I see this behaviour as a bug, since there is not even a question for
> confirmation before irrevocable change is done; and in the "Quick
> Reference for Command Line Users" there's this big red warning sign
> about the revert operation being not undoable; strangely enough the only
> way to revert which is mentioned there is via the Team->Revert menu
> entry. So maybe the Undo->Revert connection is not intended anyway? Can
> someone please clarify this?
> Yours sincerely,
> Bernhard Fröhler
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