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[TSVN] Context Menu Bug

From: Emerson Clarke <emerson.clarke_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-07 01:58:31 CEST

I noticed that on laptops with wireless connections the context menu in
explorer was very slow on a networked folder.

So i did some research on problems with context menu handlers, suspecting
that it might be caused by one of a number of programs which i had
installed. TortoiseSVN immediately sprang to mind since i know that it does
network related things. The following site lists common problems and
solutions to slow context menus.

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm

Using a utility called shexview i disabled the context menu handler for
TortoiseSVN and ran some tests, it appeared to resolve the problem. So im
concluding that TortoiseSVN has a bug in its context menu handler in the
sense that its doing something evil when im right clicking networked
folders. Ill go out on a limb and guess that its probably a dns lookup or
something similar...

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/redirect.asp?url=http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html

I know this is a pretty general report, but the evidence is very strong, and
its easily reproducable. It also doesn't appear to be something which has
been addressed in the change logs.

Emerson
Received on Wed Sep 7 08:05:11 2005

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