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Re: TortoiseSVN 1.7.3 Where Is Diff Menu Option

From: GeyikBaba <geyiklibaba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 12:59:18 -0800 (PST)

Thanks very much Sidewinder. You were right about the short file name being
longer than the long file name. Updating to the nightly build of Dec 27
fixed the problem.

Mike Thomas

Michael Geisinger wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 23.12.2011 17:44, schrieb GeyikBaba:
>> I use Tortoise SVN on my computer as standalone version control for
>> projects
>> I don't work on very often. Yesterday I updated to TortoiseSVN 1.7.3.
>> Now,
>> when I right click on a file and open the Tortoise SVN menu, the 'Diff'
>> option is missing. So I can't see the differences between my working
>> copy
>> and the last committed version ( unless I navigate in the Show Log
>> dialogue
>> )
> I experienced the same problem.
> It is yet another manifestation of issue #169:
> <http://code.google.com/p/tortoisesvn/issues/detail?id=169>.
> It happens on files whose short (8.3) filename is longer than the
> actual filename. For example, it happens on a file called "file.docx"
> (9 characters), which translates to "file~1.doc" (10 characters).
> The effect is that the file is not recognized as a file, but as a
> directory, and there is not Diff option for directories. You can
> verify by having a look at the "Subversion" property sheet, which
> will show the URL and properties of the parent directory and not of
> the file itself.
> Upgrading to the newest nightly build fixes the problem.
> Merry Christmas,
> --
> Best regards,
> Michael 'Sidewinder' Geisinger
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