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Re: TortoiseSVN context menus refuse to work

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 04 Oct 2008 18:42:28 +0200

McSwell wrote:
> Andy Levy wrote:
>> Your problem is PowerDesk.http://tortoisesvn.net/powerdesk_crash
> Well, fiddlesticks. Contrary to the note there, the people who now
> produce PowerDesk don't have a fix for v4 or 5 (I have v5), only for
> v6 and later. I tried their fix, and it has no effect. I also tried
> turning off all the PD context menus. And I've never found another
> tool, free or otherwise, that has all the capabilities of PD. So it
> looks like I'm stuck.

I know that they have a fix for those old versions. Maybe not on their
website, but they once had the fix for those versions there.
Just send them a mail, describing your problem.

> But I am curious: I've never had any problem with other Windows
> Explorer context menus, including Tortoise CVS. What is unique about
> the Tortoise SVN context menus that triggers this problem where no
> other app does?

I've tried to debug the problem once. Problem was, without the
sourcecode I couldn't see why Powerdesk crashed. All I could see that it
crashed even though all data filled in by the TSVN context menu handler
was valid, no pointers to invalid data, no NULL pointers, nothing.
That's when I contacted their support, and they had a fix ready within
two weeks.


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Received on 2008-10-04 18:42:50 CEST

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