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Re: Bug report - Crash instead of showing context menu after right click

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 13:51:09 +0200

Red*Star wrote:
> Hello there,
>
> I have a somewhat weird bug here with TortoiseSVN 1.5.0. I've searched
> the internet, took a look at the existent bug reports, the changelog,
> etc., but none of it did help me: The existent bug reports on similar
> bugs to the one that I have, do not contain a solution or do not contain
> a solution that is appropriate or do not contain a solution that worked.
>
>
> System info - it's:
>
> TortoiseSVN 1.5.0, Build 13316 - 32 Bit, 2008/06/21 07:55:29
> on Windows XP Professional (SP3)
>
> The last TortoiseSVN version I used (1.4.something) worked perfectly for
> me: It is a real joy to use it - exactly that makes the situation so sad
> :(.
>
>
> The bug:
>
> > "what you did, what you wanted to happen, and what actually happened"
>
> I click with the right mouse button on a file, I want to see the context
> menu, what I get is an explorer crash.
>
> Details: However, it isn't related to the explorer: I've tested it also
> with PowerDesk and another program. I guess it's something general with
> the shell integration.
> And now the "strange" thing: It's *no* problem when I right-click on a
> drive (e.g. "C:\") - the context menu shows up - and it's also *no*
> problem when I click on a Link file. It doesn't matter where: *.lnk
> files seem to never cause a crash. Contrariwise I can surely 100% rely
> on the Explorer crashing when clicking on *any* other regular file or
> folder.
> Behaviour on both file systems FAT32 and NTFS is the same.
>
> I've encircled possible causers definitely to TortoiseSVN, because when
> I uninstall it, everything works, when I install it, I get the described
> behaviour.
>
>
>
> Does anybody have an idea what the reason is and/or how to solve this?
>

http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/faq.html#powerdesk

Stefan

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Received on 2008-07-25 13:51:24 CEST

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