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Re: Not all overlays appear on Windows 7 with TSVN 1.6.7+

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 20:02:09 +0100

On 11.03.2010 01:06, Adrian Buehlmann wrote:
> On 10.03.2010 20:08, Valik wrote:
>> On Mar 9, 3:00 pm, Stefan Küng<tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've increased the limit.
>>> Try the next nightly build.
>>> Stefan
>> The ignored icon now works, of course. I still don't understand why
>> you didn't increase the limit to 12. You're basically saying Windows
>> 7 can never show the unversioned overlay. That still doesn't add up:
>> * 9 TSVN (registered)
>> * 3 Windows (registered)
>> * 2 hidden (Shortcut, UAC shield)
>> * 1 reserved due to compatibility (According to your previous
>> comment)
>> That's still just 15 which the TSVN documentation claims is the
>> maximum.
> I can confirm that the unversioned overlay still doesn't work with
> TortoiseOverlays 1.0.14 on Windows 7 (I tested on Ultimate x64). I
> shamelessly took the merge modules of TortoiseOverlays 1.0.14 for the
> stable branch of TortoiseHg [1] (this will be released with TortoiseHg
> 1.0.1, which is due on April 1st). Current TortoiseHg 1.0 [2] ships with
> TortoiseOverlays 1.0.13 (thanks again to Stefan for the nice GUID fix in
> the TortoiseOverlays 1.0.13 merge modules!).

Try the 1.0.15 version.
The next nightly build of TSVN will use that version and it should then
show all overlays.

> For TortoiseHg we use the 'normal', 'added', 'modified' and
> 'unversioned' overlays (use of 'conflict' is planned).
>> If you are absolutely 100% sure you can't bump the overlay count to 12
>> for Windows 7 then maybe you should consider giving Windows 7 users a
>> choice during installation. I would gladly allow the TSVN installer
>> to remove any of Offline Files, SharingPrivate or EnhancedStorage if
>> it is necessary for TSVN to display all it's overlays. I do not use
>> any of those overlays but I do use TSVN's. I think many other Windows
>> 7 users would agree.
> Disabling Offline Files, SharingPrivate and EnhancedStorage on Windows 7
> on install sounds like a good plan (maybe these could be disabled with
> the same method used by the autoruns tool from sysinternals - instead of
> outright removing them).

I don't think we should mess with other apps/features and disable them.
If uses want to do that, they can do it themselves.
I wouldn't like it either if another app would offer to disable
something in TSVN.


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