Bug 268018 - Introduce IDE action "Clean C/C++ cache and restart IDE"
Introduce IDE action "Clean C/C++ cache and restart IDE"
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: cnd
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Code Model
Dev
PC Solaris
: P2 (vote)
: 8.2
Assigned To: Alexander Simon
issues@cnd
CR_24666422
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Depends on: 267606
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Reported: 2016-09-14 12:47 UTC by Alexander Simon
Modified: 2016-09-15 10:03 UTC (History)
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Description Alexander Simon 2016-09-14 12:47:01 UTC
Enhancement:
  Introduce a way for easy cleaning cache directory from UI.

Justification:
  * An noticeable amount of issues which are not product bugs
    (e.g. broken cache  state after some external modifications)
     can be solved with cleaning an IDE's cache directory.
  * A developer usually asks a user to try to reproduce his/her problem
    with clean cache directory when investigating a bug.
    It helps to understand how the cache state is affecting the problem.

Why it's better than manual erasing:
  The cache can be cleaned up manually via command line / file explorer.
  The cache path is different for Windows/Unix/Solaris, Dev/Release build.
  Despite the fact that cleaning up cache directory is not daily process
  it has no convenient way to be done from IDE.
Comment 1 Vladimir Kvashin 2016-09-14 12:51:53 UTC
This is a very important fix required by Oracle Developer Studio. So it should be done ASAP. Upgrading to P2.
Comment 2 Alexander Simon 2016-09-14 12:57:11 UTC
fixed, change set:
http://hg.netbeans.org/cnd-main/rev/082e2b39711b
Comment 3 Quality Engineering 2016-09-15 02:05:10 UTC
Integrated into 'main-silver', will be available in build *201609150002* on http://bits.netbeans.org/dev/nightly/ (upload may still be in progress)

Changeset: http://hg.netbeans.org/main-silver/rev/082e2b39711b
User: Alexander Simon <alexvsimon@netbeans.org>
Log: fixed Bug #268018 Introduce IDE action "Clean C/C++ cache and restart IDE"


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