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RE: Possible bug: TortoiseProc.exe /command:update "skips" updating files after installing Tortoise 1.5

From: Marcus Bostr├Âm <marcus.bostrom_at_studentum.se>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 10:10:52 +0200

I think I found the problem. After updating to 1.5, using a relative path as argument to TortoiseProc.exe stopped working.

For me, this stopped working:
C:\inetpub\Studentum>C:\Progra~1\TortoiseSVN\bin\TortoiseProc.exe /command:update /path:"ClassLibrary" /closeonend:3

While this still works:
C:\inetpub\Studentum>C:\Progra~1\TortoiseSVN\bin\TortoiseProc.exe /command:update /path:"C:\inetpub\Studentum\ClassLibrary" /closeonend:3

The reason could maybe be that TortoiseProc.cpp set the current directory to temp-path in line 275 (http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/svn/tortoisesvn/trunk/src/TortoiseProc/TortoiseProc.cpp):

// Subversion sometimes writes temp files to the current directory!
// Since TSVN doesn't need a specific CWD anyway, we just set it
// to the users temp folder: that way, Subversion is guaranteed to
// have write access to the CWD
        TCHAR pathbuf[MAX_PATH];
        GetTempPath(MAX_PATH, pathbuf);

Being able to use a relative path is a nice feature for us since developers usually have their project-files on different drives or in different directories. We can solve the problem for now by adding some logic to the build-script but I think it's a quite easy fix if the above really is the problem.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan K├╝ng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com]
Sent: den 4 juli 2008 19:45
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Possible bug: TortoiseProc.exe /command:update "skips" updating files after installing Tortoise 1.5

Marcus Bostr├Âm wrote:
> Hi Stefan & Ron,
> Permissions are set to "Everyone - Full control" for all folders,
> subfolders and files that are version controlled. The context-command
> works fine and we have reproduced the same behavior on the second
> machine which we also updated to 1.5. I definitely think we are on the
> right track with investigating permission issues since we needed to
> add the /notempfile to get the script to work with the previous
> version. Is there some way to getting a more detailed error message?

If the update from the context menu works ok, then maybe you pass the path wrong?
Have you tried passing the path in quotes? For example:
TortoiseProc.exe /command:update /path:"c:\myworkingcopy\project"

The /notempfile flag for the 1.4.x version was needed because without that, it assumed that the paths to update were written to a temp text file, so the path you passed with /path:"" was pointing to that text file unless /notempfile was given.

One other thing:
Subversion sometimes tries to create temporary files in the current directory (known as CWD, but usually only used in a command line environment). Maybe it has something to do with the path from where you start TortoiseProc?


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