Bug 447090 - Scintilla editor adds newline to files, then tells you file has changed
Summary: Scintilla editor adds newline to files, then tells you file has changed
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anjuta
Version: 9
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Debarshi Ray
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 446242
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-05-17 19:46 UTC by Harry Bock
Modified: 2009-07-14 17:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 17:53:46 UTC

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Test case illustrating issue (44 bytes, text/x-csrc)
2008-05-29 03:57 UTC, Harry Bock
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GNOME Bugzilla 491491 None None None Never

Description Harry Bock 2008-05-17 19:46:13 UTC
Description of problem:
When using the Scintilla editor, Anjuta seems to ensure that the C file you are
saving ends in a newline.  However, it does this by adding it after your initial
save; Scintilla then notices the file has changed, and pops up a dialog letting
you know that it was changed:

"The file 'blah.c' on the disk is more recent than
the current buffer.
Do you want to reload it?"

This is annoying because Scintilla is making this change and then asking me if I
want to reload it - it should just add the newline and THEN save, rather than
save, add newline, and have inotify kick in and bug me about it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
It doesn't 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create source file with some code, neglecting to place a newline at the end.
2. Save said file.
Actual results:
Dialog pops up asking if you would like to reload the "externally" modified
source file. If you cancel, it will remain without the newline (even though it
has one on disk!)

Expected results:
Newline added, saved, no questions asked.

Additional info:
It doesn't seem to happen EVERY time, but it's fairly consistent.

Comment 1 Debarshi Ray 2008-05-25 18:49:17 UTC
This has been fixed in Anjuta 2.4.1, which will be landing for Fedora 9 and
Rawhide sometime in the near future. Hang on!

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-05-26 19:52:24 UTC
anjuta-2.4.1-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-05-29 02:41:13 UTC
anjuta-2.4.1-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update anjuta'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-4478

Comment 4 Harry Bock 2008-05-29 03:57:10 UTC
Created attachment 307013 [details]
Test case illustrating issue

Running anjuta-2.4.1-1.fc9 from updates-testing, this issue remains with the
Scintilla editor.

A simple test case is attached; add a space after the #endif, delete it, and
try to save it (no trailing newline).  A dialog box still pops up notifying the
user that the file has been changed on disk.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-06-11 04:38:42 UTC
anjuta-2.4.1-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Debarshi Ray 2008-10-28 22:00:07 UTC
Yes, it is still present in Anjuta 2.24.

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 00:56:28 UTC
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Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 17:53:46 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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