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Re: [TSVN] Number of Icon Overlays

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-04-18 18:36:31 CEST

SteveKing <steveking@gmx.ch> wrote on 04/18/2005 12:25:34 PM:

> Simon Large wrote:
> > A while back, Stefan changed the GUIDs to give us higher priority than
> > TCVS which does seem to be rather profligate with its overlay use.
> > Unfortunately it didn't have any effect, and I still lose overlays to
> > TCVS. If we cannot get a common overlay set with TCVS, maybe we can
> > out some other way of co-operating so that the user decides for each
> > product how many overlays get installed, and which ones get priority.
> As I found out by many tries, the shell always uses the first overlay
> handlers it finds. And apparently, it does this by listing registry
> entries. And that function returns the entries in the order they were
> installed, not alphabetically or otherwise sorted.
> So, if you've installed TCVS first, it will use those overlay handlers
> first - that means if you're updating TSVN more often than TCVS you'll
> always loose a TSVN overlay.

Thanks for the explanation. My theory was based on the idea that the GUID
mattered and we could assign a "high GUID" to the overlays that were not


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