GitDependencies.exe deletes Documentation folder
This seems to affect at least the 4.8 branch from GitHub, and has been around since at least 4.7 (not exactly sure; since switching branches tends to download about 2 GB which isn't fun).
After doing a checkout of the 4.8 branch (coming from 4.7 previously), GitDependencies.exe runs automatically and updates the stuff thats put on the CDN. However, it also deletes the
I don't think this is intentional, and should be addressed in some way.
asked Jun 29 '15 at 04:34 PM in Bug Reports
I just got around to actually try this out on my dev machine; and this is what I did:
This time around, it only downloaded like 100 MB (while I've seen it go to the full 2.3 GB download too in the past) and afterwards showed a clean working copy; with no files being deleted.
My personal conclusion is that removing and regenerating ".ue4dependencies" might have fixed things; but I cannot really be sure. Unless you have to add anything to that, I believe we can consider this more or less solved.
Thanks for your time,
answered Jul 08 '15 at 05:13 PM
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