[MonoDevelop] [PATCH] - enable out-of-project files inside of a project

"Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ] "Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]
Mon Sep 11 06:51:27 EDT 2006

Hello. I am very interested in this feature!

See inline for questions,

Michael Hutchinson escribió:
> On 9/11/06, Chris Morgan <cmorgan at alum.wpi.edu> wrote:
>> This is a preliminary patch to allow out-of-project files to be added to a
>> project.  This is useful when trying to move common classes to a directory
>> outside of a given project.
>> The patch removes the code that was preventing users from adding files from
>> outside of their project directory.  I also added an option to the 'add'
>> dialog to "Link" a file, beside the existing options to "Copy" and "Move'.
> This is an interesting and useful idea, but I wonder what implications
> this has on other parts of MD, for example those that use
> project-relative filenames. When should code use the 'real' filename
> and when should it use the 'project' filename? A more robust solution
> would probably be to create actual filesystem links, so that either
> can be used to access the file.

Just wondering... wouldn't the use of filesystem links imply that this 
feature won't be available in Win32 (because it seems we will have a 
port soon)?


	Andrés	[ knocte ]


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