Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 987642
Deleting a source folder from a project doesn't update the project PYTHONPATH
Last modified: 2015-02-18 09:01:52 EST
Description of problem:
After deleting a source folder from a project (typically through the PyDev Package Manager), the Package Manager immediately reports that the just-deleted folder cannot be found. This is fairly silly for it report, since the folder was just wilfully removed from the project.
This happens because deleting a folder from a project doesn't remove it from the PYTHONPATH, so the project thinks the folder should still exist. Viewing the Project Properties, it can be seen that source folders that have just been deleted remain as PYTHONPATH entries.
Deleting a source folder should trigger its removal from its project's PYTHONPATH, so that this problem doesn't happen.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a PyDev project with at least one source folder.
2. Delete the source folder.
3. Look at the PyDev Package Manager for the warning icon.
Patches merged to upstream; problem should be resolved.
In addition to updating the PYTHONPATH when source folders are deleted, updates also occur when renaming, pasting, or moving source folders.
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