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Re: Clarification: TortoiseCVS icon overlays conflict with TortoiseSVN

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 07:42:14 +0200

John M. Linebarger wrote:
> To clarify a post I made an hour or so ago: I've done more
> investigation, and the source of my problem is that TortoiseCVS directly
> conflicts with TortoiseSVN when it comes to the display of overlay icons
> on my Vista Ultimate 64-bit SP2 machine. I have the latest 64-bit
> versions of both programs installed, and no matter the order of
> installation, when both are installed TortoiseCVS wins. No TortoiseSVN
> icons are displayed in Windows Explorer at all.
> So I uninstalled TortoiseCVS (and got the TortoiseSVN icons back), and
> installed WinCVS instead. Not an ideal solution, but it is functional,
> because a project I am on has several repositories, some CVS, some SVN.
> Any fix to this problem on the horizon? I saw some talk on Web
> postings about using common icon overlay handlers, but that does not
> seem to be the case for the current 64-bit versions. TortoiseCVS is
> evidently too aggressive, and TortoiseSVN is too much of a good citizen. ;)

You can use the 'unstable' version of TCVS:

That one uses the TortoiseOverlays component we implemented so that all
Tortoise clients (SVN, Git, Hg, CVS, ...) can use the same overlay slots.


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