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"Fixing" Publishing?

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  • "Fixing" Publishing?

    I've had this message start showing up in the last couple of days. It shows up when I publish to localhost and when I do a Live Preview, which now takes a lot longer waiting for it. Does anybody know what might trigger this?

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    Wendy Welton
    Architect
    past & future Alphaholic - deliberately falling off the wagon!

    http://www.artformhomeplans.com/

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    Re: "Fixing" Publishing?

    Yea me too... I have been too busy to post a bug report on it.

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      Re: "Fixing" Publishing?

      Please check this link. We have never identified a scenario that can be shown to cause duplicated entries, although a number of theories have been examined. A number of changes were made some time ago to prevent certain conditions and eliminate possibilities.

      The main reason for the change were reports that some users were seeing unchanged files being published when they checked "Publish new or modified files only". This was traced to duplicated entries in the history. The fix process was added to remove the duplicates. If that process is not allowed to complete, the publish will still run correctly, but the history problem will remain. Clearing the publishing history and starting fresh should also fix the duplicate entry problem. We have not had any reports of recurrence after clearing the history.

      If anyone has a confirmed case where duplicated entries are still occurring after the publish history has been cleared, we would would need a copy of the complete application with data files to exactly duplicate the operating environment.

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        Re: "Fixing" Publishing?

        Ah, thanks. Clearing publishing history in my main application seems to have cleared it up for me - including in my two other little test applications, which were also giving that error.

        I may have cancelled a publish command at some point prior to that message showing up every time - is the only thing I can think of publishing related that might confuse it. I did allow the "fix" to complete every time, but the fix doesn't seem to have stayed fixed. But, all is well now. I'll keep my eyes open - if it happens again, see if I can make a note of the last few things I did.
        Wendy Welton
        Architect
        past & future Alphaholic - deliberately falling off the wagon!

        http://www.artformhomeplans.com/

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