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Re: Icons don't always refresh in "Folders" sidebar

From: Robert Roessler <robertr_at_rftp.com>
Date: 2006-09-01 20:38:25 CEST

Sanford Armstrong wrote:
> TortoiseSVN Folks,
>
> So we're using and loving TortoiseSVN (1.3.5 on XP) on our project, but we've
> found one bug that's fairly irritating. We're wondering if there's a workaround
> for it.
>
> I keep an Explorer window open alongside Visual Studio while developing. I have
> my explorer set to "Details" view, and I have the "Folders" sidebar open on the
> left side, so that I can easily navigate my directory tree. The following steps
> lead to inconsistent icons:
>
> 1) Get a clean checkout in a folder at the root of my drive (seems repeatable
> other places, too). For example "V:\WC"
> 2) Open explorer with "Folders" sidebar open on left side.
> 3) Modify a file within the working copy.
> 4) Notice that the red "!" icon shows up on the right side of the explorer
> window, and it shows up on the left side in the "Folders" sidebar for all of the
> subdirectories of "V:\WC", but the icon for "V:\WC" in the sidebar stays a green
> checkmark. If I click on "V:\" in the sidebar, I see that the "WC" folder has
> the "!" icon in the Explorer on the right, but not in the Sidebar on the left.
>
> There are many variations on this theme that lead to the icons staying out of
> sync. For example, if I close the Explorer window and open a new one, now the
> red "!" will show on "V:\WC" in the sidebar. But if I right-click that folder
> and revert all my changes, the red "!" won't go away!
>
> Refreshing, closing/reopening the "Folders" sidebar, and expanding/unexpanding
> the "V:\" drive do nothing to resolve the situation. The only workaround is to
> close the Explorer window and open a new one.
>
> Does anyone have any tips for this problem?

Here's my tip: I had this problem (or one very much like it) when I
first started using TortoiseSVN... ultimately, all I had to do was to
kill the cache process [TSVNCache.exe] once, and everything has been
fine since (it gets restarted automagically as needed).

This is also on XP (SP2), but with the 1.4 RC versions of SVN and TSVN.

Robert Roessler
robertr@rftp.com
http://www.rftp.com

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