[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

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

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:53:31 +0100

On 14/04/2008, Aaron Solochek <aarons_at_aberrant.org> wrote:
> 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.

It doesn't matter that two OSes share the directory, but you should
use either the Windows subversion client or the Linux subversion
client, but don't mix and match.

Simon

-- 
       ___
  oo  // \\      "De Chelonian Mobile"
 (_,\/ \_/ \     TortoiseSVN
   \ \_/_\_/>    The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
   /_/   \_\     http://tortoisesvn.net
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Received on 2008-04-15 09:53:42 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the TortoiseSVN Users mailing list.