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Re: TSVNCache.exe is locking files on usb disks

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-04 14:16:34 CEST

On 04/07/07, Asbjørn Mikkelsen <asbjorn@neslekkim.net> wrote:
> I have a problem with the behaviour of TSVNCache, I don't know why it does
> this, but I guess it is trying to scan all connected disks to an system to
> find out if there is an svn workingfolder there, I would suggest that
> behaviour to change, or give us an posibility to controll this.
>
> what is happening, is that I'm connecting an usb external disk, copying some
> files, and then, when I try to disconnect my disk, then I get the message
> that it is not possible since some process is using the disk.
>
> Then I check it with this nifty tool:
> http://www.dr-hoiby.com/WhoLockMe/
> And see that TSVNCache is going bananas on my external disk, and causing the
> locking, killing the process helps, but can this be changed some way?

TSVN->Settings->Icon Overlays->Exclude

The problem with USB drives is that they only allow a very short time
before telling you the drive is still in use. If you get that message
you can just disconnect again and it should be fine.

Simon

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