kate stopped warning about changed files (but only C++ files)

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Fri Mar 6 22:49:53 GMT 2020

El dilluns, 2 de març de 2020, a les 22:45:19 CET, Milian Wolff va escriure:
> On Sonntag, 23. Februar 2020 17:18:05 CET Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > El diumenge, 23 de febrer de 2020, a les 13:43:00 CET, Dominik Haumann va 
> escriure:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > facts:
> > > - the feature is there on purpose and useful to many users (other editors
> > > do the same)
> > 
> > Lots of people may like this behaviour, but I think it goes against the
> > principle of least surprise. Sometimes a file changes externally and kate
> > shows a dialog, sometimes it does not, and as far as i can see that
> > behaviour is not documented anywhere, so why would anyone think it's a
> > feature and not a bug?
> Just a question: Why are you "suddenly" tripping over this? That feature has 
> been supported in Kate for years already. And to my knowledge you are the 
> first one to complain (at least so loudly).

I did something that made kate do something I didn't like and didn't find logical at all, no idea why I am "suddenly" tripping over this now.

> Potentially you have always compiled everything from sources but didn't have 
> libgit2 installed? So maybe the easiest way is to just uninstall libgit2 
> again? Or at least disable its usage *at compile time* in ktexteditor? No GUI 
> needed then :)

What makes you think i compile kate myself?


> Cheers

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