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Re: TSVN 1.5.0 Bug report: overlay shown on directory on network drive

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 18:26:46 +0200

Bernhard Bender wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Bernhard Bender wrote:
>>> I have a working copy in a folder named "D292_00" (root of the
>>> working copy).
>>> There is a directory of the same name on a drive mapped to a samba
>>> server.
>>> When I look a the drive on the server using windows exploere, the
>>> same named directory has the SVN overlay applied to it, even though
>>> there is no working copy there and overlays are only enabled for
>>> fixed drives.
>>> I am using Windows XP SP3 32bit.
>> I can not reproduce this at all. I've tried several differently named
>> folders. And mounted the network drives to different letters.
>> Do you have write access to the network drive?
> On closer inspection it turns out the identical names of the folder are
> just coincidence.
> Someone accidentally copied the ".svn" to the network drive (where it
> does not belong).
> The bug description is different then:
> Although the overlay have been disabled for network drives, a folder
> containing a .svn structure still has an overlay. The files inside this
> folder do not show overlays.

In that case, check your settings:
Settings->Icon Overlays->"Show excluded folders as normal".
If that is activated, you'll get a 'normal' overlay for folders even if
you've excluded them from showing overlays. The overlay then only
indicates that a folder is versioned.


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Received on 2008-06-24 18:27:06 CEST

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