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Re: Clarification: TortoiseCVS icon overlays conflict with TortoiseSVN_44319

From: M_Z <Ziggyesque_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 10:21:53 -0400

Yes, but getting them to all use the same version of the DLL is
problematic... Tried installing TortoiseHg and its menu items wouldn't show
because that version was expecting 1.0.3 or 1.0.4, and TSVN had installed
1.0.5 already.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Küng" <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
To: <dev_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 21, 2009 01:42 AM
Subject: Re: Clarification: TortoiseCVS icon overlays conflict with

> 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:
> http://testpilot.tortoisecvs.org/
> That one uses the TortoiseOverlays component we implemented so that all
> Tortoise clients (SVN, Git, Hg, CVS, ...) can use the same overlay slots.
> Stefan
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