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[TSVN] Re: Re: File Menu items related to TSVN sort of disappear in Explorer

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2004-10-04 18:20:53 CEST

"SteveKing" wrote
> > I can reproduce this too, same Windows version using TSVN 1.1.0
> >
> > This only happens from the explorer file menu, not the context menu, and
> > only if the WC is selected in the left pane, not the right pane. Just to
> > flesh out the details, my file menu originally contained:
> [snip]
> Just tried again, with both debug and release build (WinXP, TSVN 1.1.0).
> I can't reproduce this. So it seems it's related to Win2k?

I have also tried in XP Home and there is no problem there. So it does look
like Win2K. My PC is up to date with (almost) all the latest M$ patches.

> The left pane is indeed a 'buggy' creature, or at least (if we're nice
> to M$) a creature with its own mind. For example there's a nice shell
> API called SHChangeNotify() which is used to tell the shell that
> something (file/folder/...) has changed and that it needs to update the
> views. But the shell doesn't believe what you tell it: it does some own
> checks and refuses an update if it thinks that nothing changed. That's
> why the icon overlays don't change in the left pane if the overlay
> indicates a change in one of the sub-subfolders. Only if a file directly
> inside a folder changed, that folder icon _maybe_ changes.

Strange thing is, it is the main File menu that gets 'corrupted'. Looks like
there is no simple fix for this. Another one for the docs ...

In the meantime, the rule is: "Don't use the left pane, use the right pane".


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Received on Mon Oct 4 19:29:46 2004

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