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Re: FS#188 - Cache prevents drives from being ejected properly, revisted.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-20 20:17:50 CEST

Wawb DC wrote:
> Heya folks --
> I use TrueCrypt to mount an encrypted USB drive that I carry around with
> me. With TortoiseSVN, the Cache.exe will open a handle to something in
> the mounted file system, which prevents me from dismounting the
> encrypted volume, which prevents me from removing the USB drive. I find
> myself hunting for tvsncache.exe and killing it through the Task Manager
> each day as a precursor to my Remove The USB Drive Routine.

Use TrueCrypt > 4.3a. See http://tortoisesvn.net/node/249

> Could be the mount hides the fact that the filesystem is a removable
> one, else I would request that the cache not hook into removable media.
> If'n that's the case can there be some check-box list of, "Don't Cache
> Into This FileSystem," in the options, or a "Don't Cache" option, or a
> "Stop Current Caching" option, to make it easier to shut down TSVN and
> get my drive out?

TortoiseSVN->Settings->Icon Overlays->Drive
TypesTortoiseSVN->Settings->Icon Overlays->Exclude paths

> I see where FS#188 addressed and "implemented" a fix, but as of the very
> latest version, this is occurring again. If Windows doesn't give enough
> time for stopping whatever crawling is going on, would it be possible to
> TSVN to properly stop doing what it's doing, via user interaction
> ("Click Here To Stop The Caching"), rather than having to kill the
> caching process?

I just closed that issue about 15 minutes ago. You won't see that change
until version 1.5 gets out if you don't use a nightly build.


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