New codelite install overwrites previous settings

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New codelite install overwrites previous settings

Post by hbr_in » Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:19 am

Hi,

when ever i do a install of codelite it overwrites the settings/changes i have made. any chances it can be saved and during installation or give option to user to choose save or overwrite.

Thanks in advance

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Re: New codelite install overwrites previous settings

Post by eranif » Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:49 am

Hi,

Which settings are getting override?

Since the following files are *not* getting overrden: codelite.xml (which contains most of your settings) and the syntax highlight files.


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Re: New codelite install overwrites previous settings

Post by hbr_in » Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:00 pm

editor settings, view settings, my workspace settings, ---> all these are changed

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Re: New codelite install overwrites previous settings

Post by eranif » Fri Jul 11, 2008 2:08 pm

Which version of codelite are u using?

Since I cant reproduce it (I modified codelite settings, then reinstalled it - nothing wrong with it)

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Re: New codelite install overwrites previous settings

Post by hbr_in » Fri Jul 11, 2008 2:37 pm

it used to happen to me in every version. i will chk it again with recent release and update you.

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Re: New codelite install overwrites previous settings

Post by hbr_in » Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:28 am

HI,

Today i reinstalled Codelite above a previous install(same version) and it still overwrote 3 files. build_settings.xml, codelite.layout, debuggers.xml,

Previously i had added a arm-linux compiler which vanished now and i have to add it agan.

I had removed build & debugger toolbar and navigation bar from view panel and it again re-appeared after reinstallaion.

So, if possible, can you give options during installation whether append/remover previous files that will be overwritten during new installtion.

when new features are added & u need to change/append/overwrite these files, then you can inform the user about the changes and continue further steps( backup & overwrite or delete & write).

Thanks for consideration.

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Re: New codelite install overwrites previous settings

Post by eranif » Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:28 am

Hi,

Please submit a bug report for:
build_settings.xml and debuggers.xml

About codelite.layout: the installation will keep override it, since it is a bug in wxWidgets itself, which does not allow user to see new buttons/toolbars (and you wont be able to view them unless you remove the old layout file)

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