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Re: Slow right click in windows explorer (tsvn 1.5.2)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 19:39:50 +0200

dan.pidcock_at_googlemail.com wrote:
> I am seeing very slow right clicks in windows explorer on svn
> directories. I have used process monitor to determine that the shell
> extension is reading the .svn/entries file for every sub-directory.
> When my machine's disk is busy this can cause a 30 second delay to get
> the context menu up.
>
> I looked at the thread http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/servlets/BrowseList?list=dev&by=thread&from=326854
> but the suggested resolution for that (activate the new option "Don't
> fetch status for context menu" in the Look and Feel page in the
> settings dialog) doesn't exist in the current tortoise.
>
> I also couldn't find any discussion in the thread as to why tortoise
> needs to read those files. Can you let me know why?
>
> Is there any option now do disable this behaviour? I've been through
> all the settings panes and can't see anything relevant.

The next nightly build has an new option to exclude paths from showing
the context menu.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-03 19:40:03 CEST

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