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'Make single user' not registered in history
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System Information
Linux bubastis 3.10.25-gentoo #10 SMP Thu Jan 30 22:17:35 UTC 2014 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4800MQ CPU @ 2.70GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107GLM [Quadro K1100M] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])

Blender Version
Broken: blender-2.72a-linux-glibc211-x86_64

Short description of error

The Undo operation sometimes affects more than one previous operation. This can wreak havoc on the properties adjustment panel of an addon.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error

Start with the default cube.
Make a linked duplicate (alt-D) and drag it off to the side.
Add an array modifier to the original.
In the mesh panel, use the [2] button to make a single-user copy of the mesh.
In the modifier panel [Apply] the modifier.

Notice that the array modifier has been restored. (this is correct). Unfortunately, the mesh is no longer single-user (it undid an extra operation which is incorrect).

Event Timeline

Robert Forsman (mutantbob) raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage by Developer.
Robert Forsman (mutantbob) updated the task description. (Show Details)

Actually, looks like 'make single user' is not at all registered as an history step (it does not appear in history menu, ctrl-alt-Z).

Campbell, Sergey, do you know whether this is expected behavior, known TODO, or mere forgotten piece of code (or actual bug)?

Bastien Montagne (mont29) renamed this task from Undo improperly affects two separate operations to 'Make single user' not registered in history.Oct 18 2014, 8:54 PM
Bastien Montagne (mont29) lowered the priority of this task from Needs Triage by Developer to Normal.

There's a similar behavior in some add-ons. Consider T41775 (the later comments touch on it). It would be nice if we could fix the undo problem for it too.