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Re: Windows Explorer sometimes does not show SVN icons

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 16:48:15 +0200

Bryan White wrote:
> Problem: The SVN icons sometimes fail to appear in N: (a subst drive),
> and F5 sometimes does not make then appear. For all of today, they've
> never appeared.
> Clues:
> * My SVN files are all on the N: drive which is created via "subst N:
> D:\N" in batch file at boot time in StartUp group.
> * Icons appear on and in D:\N\BDL directory (This is irrelevant to me as
> I want them on the N:\BDL path where my development environment is set up)
> * Right-click brings up TortoiseSVN menu option, and I can update &
> commit (albeit a bit blind)
> * MS VS 2005 with Ankh works fine (SVN icons show and then change as I
> do stuff)
> (yes, the solutions and projects all think they're on N: drive!)
> * Opening Repo Browser shows url https://cel1300:8443/svn/N
> cel1300 is a WinXPPro SP2 box on my LAN running VisualSVN(? Server 1.0.1?)
> * A sample directory tree in Repo Browser shows
> - https://cel1300:8443/svn/N
> - BDL
> + Finance

Exclude the D:\N\BDL directory from showing the overlays (settings dialog).
The problem with SUBSTed drives is that the cache does not get two
change notifications but usually only one (for the original place).
Which means the SUBSTed part will always be out-of-date.


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Received on 2008-05-07 16:48:35 CEST

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