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b

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RC4: vsdiff throwing errors
« on: October 03, 2016, 07:53:38 pm »
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS/x86_64 SE v21b RC4/vim

I have a workspace open with SE.   I went to a shell and wanted to diff a couple of files (faster than using the GUI to navigate to do what I wanted).   

$ vsdiff Makefile.x Makefile.y

Saw the following pop up.   Did something change that Diffzilla is now only executable from within SE??   I run Diffzilla frequently from the command line with SE open.

If I close SE, then running Diffzilla from the command line works as expected.    This is NOT desirable as I should be able to run Diffzilla whether SE is opened or not.
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Re: RC4: vsdiff throwing errors
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2016, 08:16:59 pm »
Let me see if I can reproduce this.

Did you change any options?

You shouldn't get this anyway, but I'm a little surprised because it doesn't sound like you made any configuration changes.

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Re: RC4: vsdiff throwing errors
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2016, 08:31:00 pm »
I did not.

I painfully went through the menu within SE to traverse and find the two files I wanted to diff and had no problem running Diffzilla from within SE.   I noticed in the command line usage that Diffzilla now has a means of launching the dialog from the command line as well as mentioning passing an SE config file, so I suspect that this addition now causes locking issues.

I take that back, I have been playing with the Vitual Memory/Cache tweaks discussed in another thread between jporkkahtc and Clark, but I wouldn't expect this to impact this issue.
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Re: RC4: vsdiff throwing errors
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2016, 09:17:17 pm »
Can you reproduce this?

I haven't been able to get this.

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Re: RC4: vsdiff throwing errors
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2016, 09:47:13 pm »
Yes.  Although it appears that I missed a critical step... click in either pane after it starts.

1) Start SE
2) launched vsdiff file1 file2 from outside of SE
3) click in either pane of Diffzilla

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Re: RC4: vsdiff throwing errors
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2016, 10:33:09 pm »
I was able to reproduce this with different steps. This works every time.

1) Delete My SlickEdit Config directory
2) Launch vsdiff to force it to transfer/create a new config and write vslick.sta on exit.
3) Launch SE
4) exit vsdiff. It will try to write vslick.sta on exit.

This will be fixed in the next build.

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Re: RC4: vsdiff throwing errors
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2016, 11:32:50 pm »
Thanks!