[wingide-users] Project compactWing IDE Support firstname.lastname@example.org
Mon, 10 Jun 2002 21:51:22 -0400 (EDT)
On 10 Jun 2002, Ken Kinder wrote: > Ok, the project->compact file works ok, but why isn't there an option to > prune non-existent files themselves? I have a few lingering files in my > project now, and they don't go away with the compactor. The compaction code is only designed to prune attributes stored for files, such a scroll position, selection range, breakpoints, etc. It doesn't actually prune files from the project list. That's something that will be supported in our planned auto-updating project entries (which will add/remove files according to what's actually on disk). The reason for not removing attributes or files automatically is if you use a project in several places, it would be annoying to lose info in the project just because you open it somewhere that is missing a set of files. Attribute compaction isn't needed that often anyway... it's the lack of auto-updating of the files listed in the project that seems to be more of an annoyance in practice. - Stephan
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