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Re: possible use of explorer details pain in Vista/Win7?

From: Greywolf <greywolf_at_starwolf.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 12:17:38 -0700 (PDT)

[Thus spake Glenn Carr ("GC: ") 1:17pm...]

GC: Would it be possible to take advantage of the details pane that runs
GC: across the bottom of explorer to display Subversion details (revision,
GC: recent log messages, etc?) I'd love to just select a controlled file
GC: and see some SVN details at the bottom.

Hey, Glenn,

I've requested this for some time now; apparently the API does not allow
for "custom" fields to be introduced via Explorer, as the hooks are no
longer present in shell.dll. Your subject line is thus appropriate. It is
no longer possible (apparently) in TSVN due to this limitation. Thank you,
again, M$ for further restricting what we can do.

I am miffed as hell about this since it means I can no longer get revision
information at-a-glance via Explorer -- it is now a two-step process *per
file. In order for me to see anything about it I now have to go to the
UNIX side to get that information in a single cohesive burst of



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