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Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write

From: Oto BREZINA <otik_at_printflow.eu>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2012 21:05:03 +0200

On 2012-05-11 20:59, Stefan Küng wrote:
> 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.
If we are talking about FileTextLines
     CAutoFile hFile = CreateFile(sFilePath, GENERIC_READ,
MAYBE adding FILE_SHARE_WRITE would help?
> Don't know why you can open it in other apps though.
> Stefan

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