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Re: VisualSVN

From: Thomas Eyde <thomas.eyde_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-06 18:56:14 CEST

On 9/6/06, Thomas Hruska <thruska@cubiclesoft.com> wrote:

> And what function do you suppose FileSystemWatcher is based on? You
> know you've been working with .NET far too long if you can't figure out
> what Win32 APIs are being called behind the scenes. Every .NET call
> eventually interfaces with Win32 APIs.

Not every .NET calls, but all the system related ones probably end up
in the Win32 api. I don't know why you seem to think intimate Win32
api knowledge should be important to me.

> Here's a hint: DirectoryChangesW(). It only works for WinNT and it has
> major issues.

I believe you.

> The only thing I've ever seen that works is FileMon. SysInternals has
> long since stopped publishing the source to their various monitoring
> utilities and nobody ever bothered to save the old versions. People
> simply pointed to SysInternals' website and said, "Check this tool out -
> it even has source code". However, based on what I've read, things like
> FileMon are going to be impossible under 64-bit Windows Vista due to the
> alterations in the kernel-mode driver architecture.

I don't see the problem. If you have separate, but working solutions
for each environment, is it so hard to detect the platform and
dynamically invoke the correct solution?

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