[SailfishDevel] Qt Creator Yaml file editor loses new entries

Wim de Vries wsvries at xs4all.nl
Wed Jan 8 21:07:35 UTC 2014


Indeed, as a novice with rpm I always open .yaml it in kate.


On 01/08/2014 06:06 PM, christopher.lamb at thurweb.ch wrote:
> seconded: So far I have not seen the benefit of a dedicated editor: It 
> does not make it any easier for the novice to understand what the 
> entries are for, so why this dedicated Editor?
>
> mfg
>
> Chris
>
> Zitat von "Luciano Montanaro" <mikelima at gmail.com>:
>
>> But anyway, it changes it in a way that fails the validator.... I
>> would prefer if it left it alone after creation.
>>
>> Also, I find the custom form editor is an anti-feature...
>>  * it gets in the way as soon as the .yaml file gets complex
>>  * it has fixed-size text box, and to undo the changes one has to
>> remove lines one by one
>>
>> I would prefer a .yaml syntax highlighter, with the possibility to
>> highlight syntax errors.
>> But even without highlighting, I would rather use the normal text
>> editor component... as it is, if I have to modify it I have to open
>> the yaml file with vim (I have added a few variables to feed the
>> VERSION to the qmake command line to my project).
>>
>> Regards,
>> Luciano
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 9:41 PM, Artem Marchenko
>> <artem.marchenko at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Technically I think it's a feature, QtC plugin just doesn't expect 
>>> .yaml to
>>> be changed in a way you changed it :)
>>>
>>> Anyway, someone from Jolla team already told they were going to 
>>> disable the
>>> .yaml autoupdate or at least make it optional. Meanwhile version 
>>> control is
>>> your friend. Or as I also do it, I keep .yaml open in the text 
>>> editor, so I
>>> can Undo changes there.
>>>
>>> /Artem
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:39 PM, Sven Putze 
>>> <sailfish.os at hardcodes.de> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Oh, it's a bug?!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://together.jolla.com/question/10996/bug-qt-creator-reorders-yaml-file-for-no-apparent-reason/ 
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> BR.
>>>> Sven
>>>> On 06.01.2014, at 00:39, Thomas Tanghus <thomas at tanghus.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > On Sunday 05 January 2014 14:12 Putze Sven wrote:
>>>> >> IMHO the .yaml file is (partly) rewritten if something changes 
>>>> in your
>>>> >> .pro
>>>> >> file,
>>>> >
>>>> > Which is good to start with, but f***** annoying in the long run,
>>>> > firstly
>>>> > because it's writing full paths as in /usr/share instead of 
>>>> %{_datadir}
>>>> > and
>>>> > insists in making those "corrections" every time you touch the .pro,
>>>> > secondly
>>>> > because it makes any kind of Continuous Integration close to 
>>>> impossible
>>>> > if you
>>>> > have the IDE open when it's is running.
>>>> > Causes a loop between SDK IDE noticing .pro has been **touched**, 
>>>> not
>>>> > edited,
>>>> > and then updating the .yaml, ending up in git conflicts.
>>>> > *Sigh* - I spend the better part of last night trying to figure out
>>>> > where my
>>>> > very simple scripts went wrong, until I found out it was the 
>>>> freaking
>>>> > SDK that
>>>> > was messing with me :D
>>>> >
>>>> > Sorry, kinda OT but otherwise SDK related ;)
>>>> >
>>>> > --
>>>> > Med venlig hilsen / Best Regards
>>>> >
>>>> > Thomas Tanghus
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>> Luciano Montanaro
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