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Re: Strange race condition in repo-browser during rename

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 21:12:32 +0200

On 24.10.2009 19:08, John Darrah wrote:
> In the Repository Browser, select a file, wait 1 second and select
> again. The file goes into rename in place mode. Change the name. Pick in
> white space anywhere below file list. The "Enter Log Message" dialog
> appears, but appears to be hung because you get an hour-glass when
> hovering over dialog.
> To recover, select "Repository Browser" on your task bar. You can then
> complete the log message. Notice that when the log message dialog goes
> away, the mouse pointer is in rubber-band-select mode. Click anywhere to
> complete select. Everything normal again.
> This can be reproduced at will. This is just an annoyance. ;-)
> I have the following set, if it would make any difference:
> Control Panel -> Folder options -> General Tab -> section "Click items
> as follows" Single-click to open item (point to select) + Underline icon
> titles consistent with my browser.

I'm painfully aware of this issue. I've spent a lot of time on this
problem already without any luck.
Btw: you can also "fix" this by simply changing the focus to another
window and back again (one alt-tab, then another alt-tab to get back is

If you have any idea why this happens (or better yet: how to fix it!)
please tell me!


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