I'm using the Force.com IDE for the first time and attempting to migrate all the meta-data from one instance to a brand new developer edition account. I am fine doing this piece by piece however long it takes
I am running into what seems to be a rookie error.
Let's say I am only bringing over the Lead's meta-data, which includes custom fields, business proceses, and custom record types. I get all types of errors saying things like:
File Name: objects/Lead.object Full Name: Lead.Real_Money_Account_Status__c Action: NO ACTION Result: FAILED Problem: The entity: Lead does not have history tracking enabled
File Name: objects/Task.object Full Name: Task.Historical_Task Action: NO ACTION Result: FAILED Problem: Picklist value: Historical in picklist: Status not found
I understand how to resolve these specific errors (ie. enable tracking and add a picklist value) but it was my understanding that that is the whole purpose of the Force.com IDE?
What am I doing wrong?
I got good advice from someone here about Person accounts and indeed the source account is a person account. But still NOTHING is being created and I'm not even trying to bring over the accounts object or feilds yet.