strange detective behaviour in 2.5

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Wed Sep 22 15:35:44 EDT 2004

Andre Garzia wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I am trying to build a simple stack with 2.5... it's my iBlog program, 
> it has one substack called "shortcuts". When I try to build the thing, 
> Rev shouts that PupCMS also has a "shortcuts" stack and that this is 
> bad. The cool thing is that I never opened PupCMS which is my own 
> content management system with 2.5, it's not on the memory!!!! I just 
> installed 2.5, the last time pupcms was touched is three weeks ago, and 
> no, 2.2 and 2.5 resides in different places. My source code folder is 
> ~180 megs huge, if 2.5 probing for duplicates on the stacks and 
> substacks there, then it must be doing this very fast :D....
> Is anyone here experiencing this kind of behaviour of Rev remembering 
> it's past life? like Rev engine complaing about some stack that was 
> never used with this release and so on... I wonder if it will remember 
> till 1.1 release, I have them all here somewhere... it's almost like the 
> premonitional external, but backside. Jokes apart, how is Revolution 
> thinking about a substack of a stack that was never used and is not 
> opened with the current release? any clue? might it be a stray file in 
> my preferences folder pointing to the wrong thing?

Is the stack in question referenced in the stackFiles property of the 
stack you're working on?

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at

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