Productivity and debugging idea: "session"-tracking system similar to code version tracking systems

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Fri Aug 12 15:16:10 UTC 2011

On 12.08.11 17:04:53, Michael Andersson wrote:
> I realise that when presenting the idea it sounded like I was asking for
> already existing things. Perhaps it is difficult to see the utility of my
> suggestion from my story without having been me with my bug at that
> particular time. In my case the changes, consequences, and potential
> positions of the bug reached over a significant number of files, making it
> difficult to overview.
> In short, what I am proposing boils down to two capabilities inside the IDE:
> 1) Being able to set a "revert point" before setting out on a journey of
> changes.

git checkout journey

> 2) Being able to view a single-page digest in a tab of all changes since the
> revert point.

git diff origin...journey

Whats missing in KDevelop I guess is the 'digest', i.e. a single
document showing you the diff in a nicely formatted way, its possible to
get that by putting the diff into a file and load that into kdevelop


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