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Is reusing diff editor intentional? [message #639111] Mon, 15 November 2010 11:02 Go to next message
Ruth Alkema is currently offline Ruth AlkemaFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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since commit e2436108447d6dac104c52a2688e7acd5ebde19f the same editor is used, each time I double click on a changed file in a commit.

Personally I don't like this behaviour, I prefer to open all modified files of one commit side by side, so that I can easily review the code changes by my team members.

This is now no longer possible, so I patched the CommitFileDiffViewer, so that it reopens a new editor each time. (1 line patch):
-               CompareUtils.openInCompare(site.getWorkbenchWindow().getActivePage(),
-                               in);
+               CompareUI.openCompareEditor(in);

Now I wonder if this change is intentional, or perhaps there could be made a preference for it, or should I file a bug, or submit my patch to gerrit, in order to restore the old behaviour?
Re: Is reusing diff editor intentional? [message #639231 is a reply to message #639111] Mon, 15 November 2010 17:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Chris Aniszczyk is currently offline Chris AniszczykFriend
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I would create a bug and upload a patch to Gerrit.

I think we could make this a preference.
Re: Is reusing diff editor intentional? [message #639356 is a reply to message #639231] Tue, 16 November 2010 09:01 Go to previous message
Matthias Sohn is currently offline Matthias SohnFriend
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+1 to make this configurable in preferences
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