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Re: Thunderbird cannot save attachements after 1.3.1

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-09 20:02:24 CET

Dion Kant wrote:

> Ok, I will describe it in more detail. I have TortoiseSVN 1.3.2
> installed together with Thunderbird 1.5 on Win XP Pro at SP2 with all
> updates installed. Thunderbird has a couple of e-mails in the configured
> inbox, soem of them have attachements (Word and Excell files). When I
> double click on an attachement (say foo.doc) in Thunderbird to open it
> in e.g. Word, Thunderbird tries to save a copy of the file under
> C:\Documents and settings\user\Local settings\tmp
> however it doesn't succeed. Thunderbird shows an error message, which
> says something like
> C:\DOCUME~1\user\LOCALS~1\Temp\foo.doc could not be saved, because you
> are unable to change the contents of the directory.
> Change the permissions of the directory and try again.....

So did you check the permissions of the directory?

> Furthermore, the same problem occurs when I try to save the file at a
> specified place on a local harddrive. However, when I specify a
> directory on a network share it does succeed. This behavior reproduces
> perfectly on three other Win XP systems in the network.

Just FYI: a *lot* of people here use TSVN and Thunderbird together
(myself included). You're the first and only one to have this issue. So
I really think it has something to do with your setup, not with TSVN.
Otherwise, we'd have noticed this a long time ago.

> Tortoise works fine, but I did notice that the revision graph didn't
> work any more since 1.3.1, but that is a different subject.

What exactly doesn't work anymore in the revision graph? You might want
to check the mailing list archives about that...


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