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re: Re: Overlay icons - strange behaviour on some Win7 x64

From: Sebastian Grottel <sebastian_at_grottel.net>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 09:48:28 +0200

On 2009-09-17 12:32:58 PDT, Stefan Küng wrote:
> > Recently I upgraded my two machines (business and private) to Windows 7
> > (both x64).
> >
> > While my private machine just works fine (i.e. all overlay icons are
> > showing like they should) on my business machine I get almost no overlay
> > icons!
> >
> > Almost!
> >
> > All Icons for ignored files are shown.
> >
> > When I add files, they show the add icon.
> >
> > When I commit my changes the add icon disappears but no other overlay
> > icon is shown.
> >
> > The “changed” overlay icon is shown for folders containing changed
> > files, but only in the Treeview , not in the Listview of the explorer.
> >
> > Files do never show the “changed” icon.
>
> Even if you hit F5 to refresh the view?

Yes, I can hit F5 as often as I want. The icons do not appear.

> > Both machines had their data (including the working copies) stored in a
> > backup and copied back, after Windows 7 was installed.
>
> If you copied the working copies back, then most likely the permissions
> are messed up. Right-click on the top folder, choose "properties" from
> the context menu (the explorer properties entry, not the one from TSVN).
> Go to the "Security" tab, click on "Edit...". Select yourself (the user
> as which you're logged on should be visible in the top list), then give
> yourself "full control" in the bottom list, click "Apply".
>
> If your user isn't listed, click on "Add..." and add yourself first.

I totally agree with you that the right are probably causing the trouble,
but I have the same problem with freshly checked out working copies too.
Why?

I continued to observe the behavior and I believe that the folders correctly
show the "changed" overlay, if they contain changes (only in the Treeview,
not in the Listview).

Yours,
Sebastian.

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