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Re: Windows Explorer and/or Tortoise deadlock with SSH

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-17 19:28:28 CEST

Jens Nissen wrote:
> I have the current release TSVN 1.4.4. installed.
> Occasionally, Windows Explorer hangs on opening a folder which is under
> TSVN supervision.
> Occasionally, Tortoise hangs and cannot even be killed with the
> TaskManager if I want to view a log messages for a single file (right
> click in Explorer).
> My URL looks like this: svn+ssh://root@mydomain.dyndns.org/myproject
> and the deadlocks last appeared, when pageant was not running (I
> switched to pageant 0.58 which possibly provides a more reliable
> access(??? - let's wait and see)).
> I'm sorry a have no further details (without Explorer it is difficult to
> start diagnostic tools) at hand, if there is any procedure I can do,
> please provide the steps. Please cc me!.

If the explorer hangs, then that has nothing to do with SSH or any other
repository access. TSVN does *not* access the repository from the
explorer at all (the required libs aren't even linked to the shell
extension part).

If your explorer hangs, try killing the TSVNCache.exe process. If that
doesn't work, then it's not TSVN that stalls the explorer. If you can't
kill TSVNCache.exe (it's still there after you kill it), then hurry and
buy a new harddrive, because it will fail completely very soon.

If you can't kill the TortoiseProc.exe process (as before: it's still
shown in the task manager after you've killed it), then you have a
network problem, most likely some DNS issues.
See here for some details why programs can't be killed:
http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2004/07/23/192531.aspx

Stefan

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