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Re: Bug: explorer icon overlays not working on network drive

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 15:03:51 -0400

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Aaron Solochek <aarons_at_aberrant.org> wrote:
> I have a somewhat odd development setup in that my box runs linux, but part
> of my build process requires a windows-only compiler, so I run windows in a
> vmware virtual machine, and mount my working copy from the linux host as h:
> in the virtual windows machine.
> When I open h: in an explorer window, I see no icon overlays. When I
> select the "details" file list view, and configure it to show me the SVN
> revision, status, etc, those fields all remain blank.
> If I right click in the explorer window, or on a folder within the window,
> the menu loads (although quite slowly, perhaps related to the fact that it's
> a network drive) and I see the tortoise entries for commit, update, etc, so
> obviously at that point tortoise recognizes that h: is a working copy.
> I'm not on the mailing list, so please copy me on any replies.
> The virtual machine is running windows XP pro, and the latest tortoise
> build (12137)


Icons on network drives are disabled by default for performance
reasons. Not a bug.

BTW, sharing a WC between OSes is discouraged because odd things can
happen, especially with permissions and EOL characters. Just maintain
a WC that's local to the Windows virtual box.

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Received on 2008-04-14 21:04:19 CEST

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