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AW: Feature proposal: overlay for incompatible working copy

From: Markus Schaber <m.schaber_at_3s-software.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 09:26:50 +0200

Hi, Stefan,

Von: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com]
> On 03.08.2011 15:18, Markus Schaber wrote:
> > It seems that, currently, tortoisesvn 1.7 beta 2 does not display any
> > explorer overlays for a 1.6 format working copy.
> >
> > It would be nice to have at least some overlay for the top level
> > folder, indicating that the working copy should be upgraded. As I know
> > that overlay icons are limited, maybe we could reuse the ? icon for
> > this purpose.
>
> Not really an option, since 1.7 clients can't read working copies with
> older formats.
>
> And I don't want to add code that would only be used for a few minutes,
> especially if it would mean a performance problem for the time after the
> working copy is converted.

I don't know how the current working copy detection code is working. But I was assuming that you try to detect a .svn directory, and if it exists, you try to get the status.

My suggestion would just hook into the error path for that read attempt.

But maybe I should try to look into the source of TSvnCache myself. :-)

Best regards

Markus Schaber

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