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Re: Other feature request...

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 20:31:44 +0200

Gleason, Todd wrote:
>> Unfortunately, there is no global property handler for all file types.
>> Only for specific file types. And we can't just register our handler
> for
>> all file types we know...
> Playing devil's advocate here: Are you really sure you can't register
> your handler for a lot of file types?

Yes :)

> Is it conceivable to allow a Vista-only installation option (or even
> better, a runtime configuration option) that would make TSVN register
> its handler for all file types found under working copies? Basically,
> you have a list of registered file types, and every time you see a
> directory, you check its file types (for the versioned files anyway)
> against what you've registered, and if needed, register another handler.
> Note that I have no idea about whether this requires a reboot or
> anything to activate. It also sounds like a bit of a pain to implement,
> but if you're stuck with Vista's limitations here, maybe a hack like
> this is the best way to go for people who really want the feature.

There's only one handler per file type. And a lot of file types already
have such a handler (e.g., pdf, doc, xls, ...).


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