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Re: TortoiseMerge nightly...

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 20:42:03 +0200

On 19.05.2011 10:39, Hans-Emil Skogh wrote:
> Hi all.
>
> As I have written earlier there are several problems with the
> TortoiseMerge nightlies. Until now it has been possible to work around
> the different problems by switching on/off “Wrap long lines”, restarting
> TortoiseMerge or similar. In the latest nightly however it seems like
> the horizontal scrollbars have stopped working completely. Word wrap
> does not work and scrolling is not possible either. This practically
> makes the TortoiseMerge nightly unusable for files with longer lines…
>
> The TortoiseSVN nightlies have generally been very stable, making it
> possible for me and other people to use it on a daily basis and
> contribute with real world usability reports. This however relies on the
> lack of critical bugs in the nightly.
>
> TortoiseMerge seems to have regressed a lot over the last weeks. I
> understand that this is due to necessary changes in the structure of the
> code. This however undermines the usability of the nightly as a whole. I
> would like to suggest to create a branch for the TortoiseMerge
> refactoring and revert TortoiseMerge on trunk back to before the
> refactoring started. When the TortoiseMerge is stable on the branch it
> can then be merged back to trunk.

Should work now again properly.

But I agree, changes should not be done so that features don't work anymore.

Oto: please make sure that everything still works. If you need to commit
changes that are not ready yet, that's ok. Just don't activate them yet
or create a branch and merge your changes back to trunk when they're ready.

Stefan

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