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Re: TSVNCache.exe holds open file handle on each local drive

From: Rainer Müller <mueller_rainer_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2005-12-09 15:53:16 CET

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Peter McNab wrote:
>> Certainly r5110 allows me to plug in a RAM stick USB drive then use
>> the windows process to "stop and unplug" it again.
>> Interestingly. I plugged in a USB HDD and the status icons appear in
>> the appropriate folders even though in the TortoiseSVN properties USB
>> Removable drive was not ticked.
> Windows has its own view about what's a 'removable' drive and what is
> not. Some testing indicates that the bigger the drive, the less Windows
> will treat it as 'removable'. But that's just my experience - I could be
> completely wrong. Or maybe it has to do with which driver is used to
> mount the drives.

I think the USB drive itself tells windows what it is. I know about different
USB sticks and one is mounted as floppy disk, another one is mounted as
removable drive and a third one is mounted as fixed disk. Therefore I think it
depends on the USB device itself.


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