[Pharo-dev] loosing versions of method after deleting and creating new

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Tue Aug 13 15:39:44 EDT 2013

On Aug 13, 2013, at 4:34 PM, Sabine Knöfel <sabine.knoefel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> sometimes I have got the following situation:
> 1) I delete a method
> 2) I recognize uhhhh, I need it! it was wrong to delete it!
> 3) I re-write it (or get it from changes file or old image)
> 4) now, the versions of the method are lost

Yes this is bug and nobody took the time to look at it.
Martin is working on a new change management system.

> I would have the following wishes for this situation:
> a) it should be easier for me to get back the deleted method (easier as
> searching the changes file or load old version of image)
> b) after re-writing the method, I want the versions of this method back.

us too.

> Perhaps there is another way to handle this and I did not know it.
> For a while I was renaming methods (e.g. from "methodname" to
> "methodnameOLD") instead of deleting it but this is not the way it should be
> imho. 
> I was used to have this functionality in envy.

Us too in Pharo but a bug was introduced.

> What do you think about this?

we want more time

> Regards
> Sabine
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