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

From: Aaron Solochek <aarons_at_aberrant.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 15:19:22 -0400

Andy Levy wrote:
> 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)
> http://tortoisesvn.net/node/31
> 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.

The EOL characters are all set based on file type. I need to have a single WC,
since it starts the build in linux, and then finishes it in windows. The
generated C (the part that is created on the linux box) does not get checked in
to the repo.

Anyway, I have my answer, thanks.


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Received on 2008-04-14 21:20:57 CEST

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