[MonoDevelop] VersionControl Add-in for Perforce

Lluis Sanchez Gual lluis at novell.com
Wed Jul 2 05:03:26 EDT 2008

El dt 01 de 07 de 2008 a les 16:56 -0700, en/na Casey Marshall va
> Hi.
> I'm looking to implement a VersionControl Add-in for MonoDevelop that
> uses Perforce as the back-end, and had a few questions about VC and
> Add-in development:
>   - First, has someone already written such a thing? (I'm assuming
> not,
> given Google's silence).
>   - It doesn't look like there's any way for MonoDevelop to figure out
> that a particular solution/project/file/etc. is already under version
> control -- I only see hooks to "checkout" and "publish" code. If this
> doesn't exist, that would obviously be a neat feature.
>   - Related to that, how does the VC add-in know that a solution is
> under version control?
>   - I'd like to add a simple preference pane, which lets you globally
> enable the Add-in. I presume this is easy to do, I just haven't looked
> hard enough yet at how to do it.
>   - Does RequestWritePermission do what I hope it does? As in, if a
> file
> needs to be written by MonoDevelop, will this be called if the file is
> not writable? 

That's the idea of RequestWritePermission, but it is not yet called. It
has been in my todo list for some time. I hope I can find the time to
implement it soon.


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