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RE: names of conflicted files breaks Windoze ability to deal with files

From: Sven Kirchner <Sven.Kirchner_at_innomea.com>
Date: 2006-05-29 09:49:30 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donald H Locker [mailto:donald.locker@ptmelec.com]
> Sent: Freitag, 26. Mai 2006 23:09
> To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: names of conflicted files breaks Windoze ability to deal with
> files
> I have a number of Access databases (.mdb) which are maintained under
> subversion with TortoiseSVN.
> When I update, and there are conflicts, I get the three magically
> files blah.mdb blah.mdb.r666 and blah.mdb.r42 Unfortunately, the
> Tortoise external comparator doesn't recognise blah.mdb.r666 and
> blah.mdb.r42 as .mdb files anymore and attempts to compare them as
> Of course this doesn't work.
> Could TortoiseSVN recongise that both files are really of the "type"
> .mdb and use my external comparator?

May I ask which program you use for comparing mdb's?

Sven Kirchner

> What I have been doing is copying my file to blah.mine.mdb, choosing
> "resolve conflict using theirs" then comparing the various pieces.
> I just experimented and if I hilight the .rxx file first, then the
> file, TortoiseSVN diff uses my external comparator just fine;
> .mdb first, then .rxx TortoiseSVN tries to do a text comparison.
> like the "type" of the last-selected file determines the comparison
> strategy.
> TIA,
> --
> Donald H Locker
> PTM Electronics, Inc
> 734 426 9010

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