Eclipse Platform Build Notes
Compare

Eclipse Build Input June 6th 2002

What's new in this drop

API changes

API Additions

New constant CompareUI.PLUGIN_ID

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#13949: DBCS: bogus at text compare
#19013: backgronud color: is it honored?
#19216: Accessibility in Workbench > Compare > Text Compare
#19371: Java & Compare editor's Next/Previous toolbar buttons shouldn't be retargetable

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input June 1st 2002

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API changes

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Made class NavigationAction public.

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#8004: Ctrl+E beeps every time
#14800: Compare View eats tabs
#18200: Both sets of arrows say "Select Next Change"
#18206: Casing, wording issue on "Last Resource reached" prompt
#16285: Add from Local History needs a description label
#17431: Accessibility issues
#18148: Using combinations of No and Next file button break wrapping
#18151: Next File button does not ding when on last file
#16570: Compare refuses to show further differences if not ignoring whitespaces
#10790: Patch does not apply if file not found locally
#12643: Expand all does not disable when there is no selection

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input May 31st 2002

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Problem reports fixed

#18116: Compare view does not inherit Java editor background color
#13190: Compare with Patch does not apply Patch, if single file selected

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input May 30th 2002

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Problem reports fixed

#17699: Java Editor: Local Histroy menu entries are enabled for read-only files
#16283: Add from Local History items are unsorted
#16288: Add from Local History: list of available editions flashes
#17664: Applying a patch with deleted package fails

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input May 29th 2002

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Problem reports fixed

#14040: Platform interoperability issue w.r.t. Compare With Patch
#17790: Missing mnemonics in patch selection dialog
#10917: Patch support does not use mnemonics

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input May 28th 2002

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Problem reports fixed

#17889: Should not assume type of PropertyChangeEvent values
#17678: Applying a patch does many compiles
#17536: NPE in compare
#17121: Casing of message when end of changes needs to be sentence style
#17648: Can't apply patch w/o ignoring whitespace
#16936: Compare with patch requires "Ignore Whitespace" to be turned off

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input May 18th 2002

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Problem reports fixed

#14371: TextMergeViewer.sameDoc() is broken
#14378: CompareEditorInput never resets dirtyness flag (detailed)
#14680: Compare unreadable in high contrast black
#14952: Diff Browser Opens Too Small / Not Easily Resizable
#14742: Ignore whitespace preference
#14624: No visual cue when compared file wraps
#13606: Support multiple selection in Add from local history

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input May 16th 2002

What's new in this drop

Bumped plugin version number to 2.0.0
Adapted to new findEditor methods

API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#8373: Compare With->Patch... missing mnemonic
#12719: "Show Pseudo-Conflicts" setting is problematic

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input April 30th 2002

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All strings NLSed.

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#14515: java compare uses internal jcore scanner
#14782: Add from Local History missing mnemonic

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input April 18th 2002

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All strings NLSed.

API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#13152: Internal error in "Add from Local History..." on packages

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input April 9th 2002

What's new in this drop

New context menu action 'Add From Local History'. Just select any resource container and 'Add From Local History' presents all files that were deleted from the workspace but are still in the local history.

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Known deficiencies

The new 'Add From Local History' suffers from #12915. It works if the files were deleted within the same session. However if you shut down and restart a workspace some deleted files are nor listed.

Problem reports fixed

#11578: Patch: Missing resource on dialog
#11579: Compare with Patch should be disabled on closed projects
#11907: clicking in bird's eye view spots does nothing if panes not synched
#11536: Option to turn off structured comparison
#10682: Need better UI for recovering deletions from local history
#11446: provide "add from local history" for compilation units
#8615: Styled Text widget does not respond to system color change
#9673: editor background color - no effect on other viewers
#11642: Compare editors not using default background colors
#10434: Compare browser fails silently and does not give result

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input March 18th 2002

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First cut of a birdseyeview for the text compare viewer.
'Compare which Each other' for Java elements.

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#3641: DCR: Can't compare from outliner (1GDHJKK)

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input March 14th 2002

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API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#11305: Can't compare a "C" file

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input March 12th 2002

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Structure Compare viewers are enabled by default.

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Problem reports fixed

#10379: Compare with Local History Dialog: lower pane is missing a bordeer
#9768: (empty-menu) in compare view
#9842: Expand All action needed in structure compare view

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input March 5th 2002

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API changes

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Problem reports fixed

#9869: Need more support for creating/deleting resources

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input February 26th 2002

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Patch: for every rejected file a task marker is added
Compare preference page shows options in a preview
New preference option for additional compare status line information

API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#9540: Compare with patch: it should not be possible to check items that could not be applied
#9532: Compare with patch: next disabled although clipboard specified
#7681: Structured results expands import statements
#9572: Debugging trace left in status bar

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input February 12th 2002

What's new in this drop

The patch wizard no longer opens a Compare Editor but applies the patch directly to the workspace. This will be the default. In the future the old behavior of opening the Compare Editor will be an additional option when finishing the wizard.
Patch wizard has a 'Reverse' option for applying a "reversed" patch. This option can be used to 'undo' a patch.

API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#9153: NPE when closing synchronize view
#9331: NPE during compare with stream version
#6346: Problems with Patch
#6727: Patch: *.rej file must be saved in workspace
#7358: Internal Error in Compare with Patch with new files

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input February 5th 2002

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The structure compare pane opens when a resource is selected. In previous version a double click was required.

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Problem reports fixed

#5063: Should not have to double-click to open Structure Compare
#2602: Compare FW accessibility issues (1GK79UB)
#2707: Merge viewer should ask for save before releasing (1GI9JXS)
#2772: DCR: Automatic structure compare (1GJ6EUY)
#3829: Smart rename button enabled when no smartness is available (1GEUVHN)
#9089: Local history - Selecting item in structured compare has no effect

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input January 29th 2002

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Problem reports fixed

#6271: Can't tell which file is which in Compare browser
#2519: next/prev arrows active when only one difference in compare (1GFIQX3)
#8363: NPE comparing two resources in the navigator.
#2501: Empty menu in compare browser (1GFBQKE)
#2854: Compare: Save code path problematic (1GJYGAX)
#8574: Not structure compare in compare with local history

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input January 23th 2002

What's new in this drop

API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#8089: Replace from local history: parse error

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input January 22th 2002

What's new in this drop

Fixed an inconsistency in the binary compare viewer: info message didn't match +/-icon in the resource compare pane.

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Problem reports fixed

#3859: replace from history does not work for elements with error (1GEYIZ6)
#6177: Double click action dangerous in 'Restore from Local History'
#7821: Team 2.0 CVS synchronze bug 'no-name' dirs..
#2773: Java structure compare should give better indication when no changes (1GJ6ENE)

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input January 15th 2002

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Fixed a problem in DiffNode.getName()and the DiffTreeViewer's label provider where the left and right half of a DiffNode label would be reversed because the "leftIsLocal" property of a CompareConfiguration wasn't obeyed.

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Problem reports fixed

#1893: Compare Viewer doesn't scroll to last line (1GBB34N)
#5839: Usability: Initial diff is sometimes not horizontally aligned
#5325: Compare always scroll the text pane to the extreme limit
#7048: First element not selected
#2548: Project compare should open viewing selected file (1GFMRP6)
#2938: Replace from local history should show busy cursor (1GKU0P3)
#7594: Menu entry "Replace with Previous" shouldn't have a "..."
Workaround added for:
#7320: Next diff scrolls when going into current diff

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input January 8th 2002

What's new in this drop

API changes

API Additions

Added methods to CompareUI plugin for adding and removing aliases for the file extension to StructureCompareViewer mapping (addStructureViewerAlias, removeStructureViewerAlias).

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#6828: Support with replace with previous
#2396: Save in compare editors needs progress bar (1GEYF58)
#5271: JARs compared as source in release browser
#5121: Replace with Previous (from local history)

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input December 11th 2001

What's new in this drop

Keyboard shortcuts for 'Goto next Difference' and 'Goto previous Difference' changed to Control-E and Control-Shift-E.
Better NLS support.
Updated file "about.html".

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Problem reports fixed

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input December 4th 2001

What's new in this drop

API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#4381: Replace from local histroy - workspace element included

Problem reports closed


Eclipse Build Input November 27th 2001

What's new in this drop

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#6298: Replace with Local History: Workbench -> Workspace
#5238: Compare fails if takes more than 20 seconds

Problem reports closed


Eclipse SDK Build 210, November 12th, 2001

What's new in this drop

First cut for 'rejected hunk' support.

API changes

API Additions

new classes CompareViewerPane and CompareViewerSwitchingPane

Other highlights

Improved Patch wizard.

Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#5723: Apply Patch dialog has no radio selection

Problem reports closed


Eclipse SDK Build 207, November 1st, 2001

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

#5334: Internal errors using patch tool
#5150: Compare with patch cannot read VCM's CVS patch file

Problem reports closed


Eclipse SDK Build 204, October 12th, 2001

What's new in this drop

First cut of patch support.

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Problem reports fixed

Problem reports closed


Eclipse SDK Build 202, September 27th, 2001

What's new in this drop

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

1GKKUA5: ITPUI:WINNT - Severe: memory leak in sync view
1GKKGGS: ITPJUI:WIN2000 - (136) compares zips as source

Problem reports closed


Eclipse SDK Build 201, September 21st, 2001

What's new in this drop

removed direction icon in TextMergeViewer for two-way compare

API changes

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

1GJURWJ: ITPUI:WIN2000 - Hebrew + Japanese: compare view defaults to binary
1GK0388: ITPJCORE:WIN2000 - replace with local history: selecting (workspace) deletes source
1GITG2V: ITPUI:WIN2000 - Comparing html files uses binary compare
1GJW2TP: ITPJUI:WIN2000 - java compare: why beep every time?

Problem reports closed


Eclipse SDK Build 200, September 13th, 2001

What's new in this drop

If not specified otherwise Compare viewer font is taken from workbench text font
The shortcut for "Goto Next/Previous Difference" is Ctrl-D/Ctrl-Shift-D to avoid a clash with Ctrl-P of the Print command.

API changes

API Additions

new method EditionSelectionDialog.setHideIdenticalEntries(boolean)
new method EditionSelectionDialog.setTargetIsRight(boolean)
new method EditionSelectionDialog.setAddMode(boolean)
new method CompareEditorInput.saveChanges(...)
new method TextMergeViewer.createLineComparator(IDocument document, IRegion region, boolean ignoreWhiteSpace)

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Known deficiencies

Problem reports fixed

1GFMLFB: ITPUI:WIN2000 - files that are out of sync with the file system appear as empty
1GG0ELM: ITPVCM:ALL - Local history displayed some of Today's items as Yesterday
1GGNKHN: ITPJUI:ALL - No progress during replace with local history
1GF2JNI: ITPUI:ALL - (minor)Compare failed title should be title case
1GHBPA1: ITPVCM:WINNT - Compare - next change arrow switches to wrong file
1GGQQH3: ITPJUI:WINNT - Compare hightlights a non-change instead of the change
1GI5DN9: ITPUI:WIN2000 - Conflicting token deletions don't show up in text compare viewer
1GI3KUR: ITPJUI:WIN2000 - Compare: double-click in versions list closes view
1GFFR4B: ITPUI:WIN98 - local history is misleading
1GBM0IL: ITPUI:WINNT - CompareEditorInput#save should throw CoreException
1GI99LE: ITPUI:ALL - Compare viewer does not show last line when horizontal scroll bar is present
1GBB34N: ITPJUI:WIN2000 - Compare Viewer doesn't scroll to last line
1GGZ8DO: ITPJUI:WIN - MergeViewer invalid selection range
1GIIBHM: ITPUI:WIN2000 - Problems when comparing zip files
1GIKKOZ: ITPUI:ALL - alt copyright text in html doc needs update
1GIURNB: ITPUI:ALL - property file of EditionSelectionDialog contains configuration options
1GIUS6L: ITPUI:ALL - TextMergeViewer uses deprecated Thread.stop()
1GI3HDZ: ITPJUI:ALL - Compare: conflicts with no ancestor does not show differences
1GEUX0D: ITPJUI:ALL - not state aware toolbar button in compare

Problem reports closed

1GF9Y9C: ITPUI:WIN2000 - DCR: only get ancestor pane contents if pane is visible