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Re: Tortoise Crashing when proxy not configured properly - not able to change it either

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 07:17:49 +0200

Chadwick, Steve wrote:
> Stefan,
> Can you give me the syntax to check the signature? I got the gnupg
> downloaded but I haven't been able to figure out how to run the
> comparison... surprisingly I googled for examples but came up dry.

On the download page is a link to "these instructions":
http://tortoisesvn.net/gpgverify

> The virus scanner/firewall aren't able to be turned off :-( Someone got
> crafty about our standard builds and have disabled us from flipping those
> switches... However, I have this same setup on another computer and the
> firewall/virus scanners don't interfere.
>
> Also, and more relevant, I ran Tortoise for over a year without issue on
> this computer. It is hard to believe these would start acting up. I checked
> the firewall/scanner log files and they didn't show any issues.

Those log files are useless. We've had so many issues with differen
virus scanners interfering and not *one* had an entry in the logs that
they even interfered or were active.
That's why I don't use virus scanners anymore.

> With all of this said - the smoking gun seems to be when I decided to get
> clever with the proxy settings [which I fully regret now :-)]. Normally I
> had to go via an unsecured connection - which was never a problem. However,
> once I flipped those settings, I can't turn them off without the window
> closing on me. Each time I delete the registry entries they are reloaded
> with the details that are set in the proxy. I can't imagine firewall/virus
> reloading the registry with values specific to tortoise.

The problem is: TSVN can not create the keys from nothing. So
*something* must have a copy of those settings (you've already deleted
all TSVN registry keys which had that info).

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-15 07:18:04 CEST

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