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Re: TortoiseMerge nightly...

From: Oto BREZINA <otik_at_printflow.eu>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 09:23:45 +0200

On 2011-05-19 20:42, Stefan Küng wrote:
> 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.
I have to notice that for me (editing in) wrapped mode never really
works properly. Thtat's one of reason (and KANJI) and start to fix.
It seems that instead of removing bugs I'm just moving them :(
> 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.
Of course I'm not comiting changes which does not work for me, that ones
are in separete folders

Till now I mostly fixed things which does not work or at least not good.
I always try changes if they works properly but it seems that not
enougth - there are lot of things to check and in different modes.
I'll try harder.

> Stefan

Oto BREZINA, Printflow s.r.o., EU
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