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Re: 1.4.4 holding handles to ALL drive roots?

From: Robert Roessler <robertr_at_rftp.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 12:17:32 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> On 13/06/07, Robert Roessler <robertr@rftp.com> wrote:
>> On my XP SP2 box with all NTFS partitions, TSVNCache is holding 'File'
>> handles to ALL drive roots (e.g., "C:\", "D:\", ...).
>
> That's normal for TSVNCache. Unless told otherwise it monitors
> everything, including all drives.
>
>> Isn't this a bit odd, at least given that I have attempted to only
>> have a single tree on a single drive checked for overlays? I used a
>> blank "Exclude paths" with a "Include paths" of "q:\usr\Play\*".
>
> The blank exclude path is your problem. Include takes priority over
> exclude, so if you exclude everything, and include your single tree
> you should be OK.
>
>> In any case, I noticed this when I tried to dismount a TrueCrypt
>> volume, and TC said a "file" was open. Like my other issue with
>> overlays not updating immediately on commits, this seems new for 1.4.4?
>
> See Tobias's answer. None of this is new in 1.4.4

Thanks, Tobias and Simon (and Stefan) - this is all quite edifying.

After a bit of RTFM, I note that following the instructions to ONLY
scan a particular tree by having that in the Includes and unchecking
ALL drive types, all of the drive handles are now closed.

BUT, if I restart TSVNCache, the FOLDER overlays for any TSVN projects
in my tree no longer appear (contained files are fine). Adding the
"Fixed" drive type back immediately restores these overlays without a
restart.

So either this is not working properly, or I am misinterpreting the
doc and actually have to list EVERY drive that I DON'T want checked?

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

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