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I'm having this peculiar problem now in which I try to 'refresh from server' on my Eclipse copy of a Sandbox Environment in order to retrieve a Permission Set and all I get is a Permission Set that has so many things missing inside it.
The 'refresh from server' seems it doesn't work because the contents of the Permission Set only has the
<UserPermissions>, it doesn't have all
Is this an Eclipse bug? I was able to retrieve the Permission Sets on this Sandbox a month ago without any problems but now I can't get correct contents for my Permission Sets.
Lastly, I checked the Package.xml and the value inside is only this:
<types> <members>*</members> <name>PermissionSet</name> </types>
I tried adding the specific PermissionSet on the Package.xml and I still can't retrieve correct Permission Sets.