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I love the tortoise. but...

From: Robin Mills <Robin.Mills_at_novariant.com>
Date: Fri, 8 May 2009 09:34:06 -0700



Tortoise is amazing. I'm a lone Windows guy in a Linux shop where the
real men all use the SVN command-line (and the wimps use SmartSVN).
Ahhh how happy I am. I used to think p4win was my all-time favorite
program - however the tortoise is about to eat him. And it pains me to
say that I think SVN is going to eat p4.


Anyway. A couple of questions:


1) Explorer can be very slow at time (frozen for 30 seconds or

- Yes, I did the XP/windows desktop setting thingy and that helped a

- Is the tortoise searching my UNIX network drives (P:\ and
U:\) ?

- Can I tell tortoise to ignore some drives and folders ?


2) Suspend tortoise

Can I suspend the tortoise and restart him?

Sometimes I cannot rename and move directories (and I think it's because
tortoise has a lock on the directory)
So, I uninstall Tortoise (and reboot)

Rename/move directories around.

Install Tortoise (and reboot)


Is there a way to simply to suspend and restart tortoise without
uninstall/re-install ?




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