Summary: HTOD deletes files without notice
           Product: D
           Version: D2
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Windows
            Status: NEW
          Severity: major
          Priority: P2
         Component: htod

--- Comment #0 from Andrej Mitrovic <> 2011-07-04 
18:51:39 PDT ---
If you have a source file:
$ test.d

and you just happen to have a C header file with the same name:
$ test.h

If your run htod on the file:
$ htod test.h

Your original project file is now gone. This is really horrible and I've
already lost a good bit of work a couple of times because I didn't have that
stuff under revision control.

*Yes*, we should always use revision control to protect from these kinds of
mistakes, but it's never a good thing when a tool erases your files without any

Sometimes you start a new project, you realize HTOD isn't doing a good job of
translating some header file and you decide to give HTOD a hand by modifying
some type definitions in the newly created .d file. And then you accidentally
call htod again and all the additions/modifications you made are gone.

I don't always have GIT at hand, most probably because it requires that stupid
msys linux emulator. 

YMMV, but I don't like tools that wreak havoc on my files without me knowing
about it.

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