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Re: AW: TortoiseSVN 1.7.2 released

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 16:57:45 +0100

On 09.12.2011 12:16, Markus Schaber wrote:
> Hi,
> Von: Stefan Pendl [mailto:stefan.pendl.71_at_gmail.com]
>> Am 06.12.2011 19:28, schrieb JWalker:
>>> Previous versions of TSVN used to ask the user to restart
>>> Windows. TSVN 1.7.x does not ask this. Is this by design?
>> Starting with v1.7 the installer restarts the explorer process
>> directly, which was the only thing that triggered the reboot in
>> previous versions.
> On my machines (Win 7 64 bit), it usually are about 5 or 6 processes
> (including Visual Studio, for example) which are displayed by the
> installer as culprits, not only explorer processes. Additionally, the
> installer regularly fails to restart the explorer process.
> Btw, that dialog regularly pops up twice.
> The hint that a reboot will be needed in that dialog is a little to
> weak, as the number of mails coming to this list which were answered
> with "just reboot your machine" shows.

Since the 1.7 release, there wasn't one single mail on this list that
indicated that a reboot was required. Those posts all are from the 1.6.x
releases and before - and that installer showed a dialog at the end to
force a reboot.
So as you can see: it doesn't matter whether we make the dialog as big
as the screen - users don't reboot even if they're hit with a stick.


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