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RE: "Files in use" when updating with MSI setup

From: Peter Mounce <Peter.Mounce_at_whitbybird.com>
Date: 2006-05-31 11:05:30 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org] On Behalf Of David
> Sent: 31 May 2006 09:47
> To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: "Files in use" when updating with MSI setup
>
> Hi,
>
> i just have a short question: why is it that nearly all
> programs that run on my win2k computer when i'm updating
> tortoiseSVN using the msi installer have to be closed because
> they "are useing files that need to be updated by this setup.
> Close these applications and then click Retry to continue the
> installation or Cancel to exit it."

It's an explorer shell extension, which means that explorer always has
the files in use, which means a reboot is always necessary.

I don't know whether this would work, but you could try using
ShellExtView to first disable all the TortoiseSVN stuff, then kill
TSVNCache, and then do the upgrade?

Pete

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