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This page lists the most obvious known issues with TM 3.0 Milestones and suggests workarounds. By "most obvious" we mean those issues that many users are likely to encounter. Note that there may be other severe or critical issues not listed here, because they are less likely to occur. See the Bugzilla: TM Major and Critical, P1 and P2 query to show those.
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Known Problems in TM 3.0.x
||Shell Processes Subsystem does not work with RSE 3.0M5||There was a bug when creating connections with the wizard, and selecting a service implementation for processes or shells other than the default implementation of the system type. Workaround: Quit and re-start RSE, or install TM I20080228-0840|
|218387||Problems with large file trees shared through EFS on slow connections|| When a large remote file tree is linked into the local workspace as an EFS-shared resouces, the Workbench may appear to hang up or be unresponsive for long times during various operations. The reason seems to be that the Eclipse Workspace and Resources System are not made for lazy operations, so Eclipse tries to access or refresh the entire remote tree during certain operations. Sometimes, these very long running refresh operations can happen at times where they block the entire Eclipse UI and thus make the Workbench unresponsive.|
We will look at improving the situation, but for now it is discouraged linking large remote file trees into the Eclipse workspace.
|181458||Cannot drag&drop / copy&paste from remote to Windows Explorer||We had to take out the "Download on Copy" workaround again because of critical bug 189268. A proper fix will need a fix in SWT. Workaround: Copy&Paste to the RSE "Local" file system instead.|
|153652||Cannot drag&drop from remote into the Project Explorer||We had to take out the "Download on Copy" workaround again because of critical bug 189268. A proper fix will need support for the "PluginTransfer" method in the Project Explorer. Workaround: locate the target folder in the RSE Local File Subsystem, and drag and drop to Local in the RSE SystemView instead.|
|219934||Cannot drag&drop from remote into the Resource Navigator||This is a regression and should be fixed soon. Workaround: locate the target folder in the RSE Local File Subsystem, and drag and drop to Local in the RSE SystemView instead.|
Issues fixed in recent milestones
|Bug #||Fixed in||Description|
||TM 3.0M4||Regression: Cannot delete files on SSH or FTP due to NullPointerException|
||TM 2.0.2||2.0.1 regression: Terminal causes stack overflow -- has been fixed and promoted to Europa Fall Maintenance Update.|
||TM 2.0.1|| Some long-running dstore commands (particularly "list directory") cannot be canceled.
Workaround: Cancel the RSE job in the progress view, then disconnect and reconnect the hanging connection. This will restart the dstore server.