I think he wants his money back too. ;)
To: Dave Robinson <DAVE_at_kirkfreeport.net>
Sent: 7/13/2008 12:39:34 PM
Subject: Re: TortoiseSVN 188.8.131.5216 completely broken and won't
> I am sorry to say this but TortoiseSVN 1.5 (32 bit) really sucks. On
> computer (WinXP Pro SP2) it behaves as malware: it doesn't do what
> supposed to do, affects stable computer operation and can't be
> 1) TortoiseSVN hangs on every other SVN commit, does not react to
> pressing the cancel button, slows down the whole computer to the point
> of making it non-reactive, and can only be killed using the task
> 2) I am currently trying to uninstall it. The uninstall has already
> taken 15 minutes and seems to have stalled. The installer window says:
> "time remainig: 0 seconds" but nothing happens. So it seems to be
> impossible to get rid of TortoiseSVN in a controlled manner.
> This is just so incredible. How can you release such terribly broken
Thank you for using TortoiseSVN.
After carefully reading your very detailed report we're going to
immediately abandon the project and send the signatures of all
installler files to any major company which provides a virus scanner so
they can mark already existing installations of this malware as such.
Since your report included very detailed information on how to reproduce
the multitude of serious problems we found that these are non-fixable at
all, therefore the only option we have is to abandon the whole project.
This means for you that you either have to use another version control
system or maybe another Subversion client.
Below are links to other Subversion clients to make it easier for you to
find one that actually works and is not malware:
you can find more here:
Please accept our sincere apologies.
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Received on 2008-07-14 10:46:18 CEST