[KDev3.4] Adding additional but *important* message to stable branch
dukjuahn at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 15:55:32 UTC 2007
2007/7/18, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de>:
> On 18.07.07 01:05:19, dukju ahn wrote:
> > 2007/7/17, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de>:
> > > On 17.07.07 05:29:20, dukju ahn wrote:
> > > > Recently I read a bugreport that subversion plugin in 3.4 doesn't work
> > > > on svn+ssh protocol. The problem is not our code, but the user's lack
> > > > of proper knowledge of ssh+svn.
> > > >
> > > > To use svn+ssh from any GUI svn client, users should have running
> > > > daemon of ssh-agent, set environment variable "DISPLAY" and
> > > > "SSH_ASKPASS", and finally install "ssh-askpass" program. Also,
> > > > if users run kdevelop with terminal, password asking phrase will appear
> > > > on that terminal. Users without such knowledge will just think that
> > > > "its bug of kdevelop" and we will loose fame.
> > > >
> > > > My plan is to dispaly such
> > > > instructions into vcs selecting project setting page.
> > > >
> > > > Is it allowed?
> > >
> > > No, unless you get the Ok from the i18n people and maybe also the Ok
> > > from release team is required (not sure about that one). And you should
> > > probably formulate the text you want to display before that.
> > If i18n people disagree, why not release without any translation??
> Then we have to move kdevelop again I think. The fact is:
> branches/KDE/3.5 is deep frozen, so you can't make any i18n changes
> there unless the i18n team gives you an ok.
> > I think bug freeness is more important than translation. In svn+ssh case,
> > it is considered as bug by users although it's not a bug.
> But as you say, you don't solve any bug with that message. In fact the
> bugreport can be closed as invalid because its not a bug in KDevelop.
> I'd rather see an entry in the FAQ for svn+ssh than some text
> "somewhere" in the IDE (think about people that use svn+ssh on the new
> project wizard, you want to add the message there too??). IMHO this
> information doesn't belong into the user interface, but into the
> documentation (and the FAQ comes close to that).
There is FAQ on subversion plugin useage. This usage information is wrong.
I'll correct that someday. But I wonder how many people can find here...
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