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Re: Problems with tortoise SVN 1.5.3 (newest)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2008 18:39:13 +0200

firstlor wrote:
> Sorry, but I'm now retrying to get your attention to this problem. I
> know that it's not too good to bump a subject, but this is an very
> very enervous bug for me and makes me have to disable TSVN even though
> I really love it ...
>
> I tried to use real shares instead of administrative ones but that
> doesn't work either so please, put your attention to this problem and
> let's try to fix it ...!

Are you volunteering? Patches are always welcome.

> I think there are many users that work with
> TSVN and also have networked shortcuts that sometimes (when cable is
> unplugged) do not exist ...

Hmm - let's do a little investigation:
* TSVN is in use by I'd say thousands of users
* TSVN exists for more than four years
* you're the very first one to report such issues
--> I really wouldn't say that "many users" have the same problem.

I could only reproduce this by not unplugging the network but by
creating a shortcut to a share I don't have read access to.
If I unplug the network, Windows returns immediately from the file
access APIs without any delay. So I would assume that you also have a
problem with your drivers: either they try to reconnect or don't tell
Windows properly that no network is available.

Also, why do you right-click on those shortcuts if your network is down?
You can't do anything with those anyway.

Honestly, that issue has a very low priority for me.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-09-08 18:40:12 CEST

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