[Uml-devel] [Bug 83817] Crash in umbrello when creating new doc with existing doc modified

Achim Spangler Achim.Spangler at mnet-online.de
Wed Jun 23 08:17:10 UTC 2004

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------- Additional Comments From Achim.Spangler mnet-online de  2004-06-23 17:16 -------
Am Mittwoch 23 Juni 2004 16:33 schrieb Anthony Parent:
> I can't seem to reproduce the issue either. I think it had something to
> do with a corrupt file that umbrello was loading at startup. (As the
> last file I was working on when I quit umbrello the last time.)
> Unfortunately umbrello has corrupted that file further and nuked all
> content. (it is now 0 bytes.) So whatever was causing the problem is
> lost at this point. This issue of nuking the contents of an XMI file has
> been reported before. 

> I would suggest making a backup copy prior to 
> writing a file. (And make the auto save function save to some other
> file! eg. emacs uses #<filename> as an auto save file.)
This is already implemented. You can define the suffix of the autosaved file 
in the configuration dialog of Umbrello. Additionally, you can set an 
individual time period.

I integrated this into Umbrello, as it erased also my project contents some 
time before.

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