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Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2012 20:59:00 +0200

On 11.05.2012 02:07, Josh Green wrote:
> Hi There,
>
> I'm trying to use TortoiseMerge to diff files while they are locked for write. I can easily open the files in notepad for read, but tortoiseMerge quits and says the files could not be accessed.
>
> Is it possible for tortoiseMerge to detect this then attempt to open them for read access instead?
>
> Is it already possible?
> Perhaps I could do this myself somehow I guess?

TMerge tries to open the files with GENERIC_READ access. If that fails,
then you see the error message.

Don't know why you can open it in other apps though.

Stefan

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