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RE: Overlay icons appear slowly or not at all

From: Lübbe Onken <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2007-05-03 16:48:31 CEST

Hi Erik,

Thanks for the information you provided

You wrote:
>> - How big is your working copy KB/MB/GB/TB?
>
> 700MB with about 3000 files and about 1200 folders. I can
> get specific
> counts if you need them.

Not necessary, just wanted to get an idea. This is bigger than my WCs, but
not excessive.

> We do use two-pane view. When it works, both the tree and
> the right pane
> are OK. When it doesn't, neither are correct.

Hm, that sounds like a problem indeed. I havent seen incorrect icon overlays
for a long time, but I'm running nightly builds 99.5% of the time.
 
>> can try to reduce the load on the cache by defining exclude
>> and include paths on the "settings->overlay icons" page and
>
> I can try tweaking this. Right now, only fixed drives are checked
> (no network or removable drives).

I have the same WCs on two PCs at work. My desktop has 1Gig ram, no
include/exclude paths set and the tortoise cache tray icon shows me ~4200
watched directories.
My laptop has 512K ram, include/exclude paths set and the tortoise cache
tray icon shows me ~1100 watched directories.

This brings me to another idea. Do you have any twisted wc layout, like lots
of externals from the same repo pointing criss-cross at each other? Perhaps
you have found a bug in the cache.

You can try to enable the tray icon as described in
<http://tortoisesvn.net/hidden_registry>. Maybe you notice the cache looping
somewhere.

Cheers
- Lübbe

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