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RE: Re: Re: Re: Re: v1.7.6 (64 bit): Overlays beneath non-version folders don

From: Michael Porter <mlportersr_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 09:37:20 -0700 (PDT)

> > Ok, the repository is on my D drive. I created the repository using TortoiseSVN. I am running Win7 64-bit. With the latest version on TortoiseSVN it initially worked and then one day when I started the computer all the icons were gone.
>
> Had you upgraded TortoiseSVN? Had Windows updates been applied?
> Anything which might have triggered this?

No upgrade on TortoiseSVN and I was not aware of any updates that were applied to Windows either. No idea what might have caused it, it just stopped working.

> > I tried all the things mentioned online to fix the problem
>
> So what did you try?

There were numerous websites that talked about the list of overlays being too long in the registry, so following the instructions they provided, I cleaned-out all the overlays except the ones for TSVN. I also verified the proper settings many times, and recreated the working copy a couple of time.

> > none worked until I found one site where the author of a post mentioned the problem was with the new version of TortoiseSVN.
>
> Where is this post? Which version of TortoiseSVN was it talking about.

Here's the link I followed: http://www.pchenry.com/Home/tabid/36/EntryId/449/TortoiseSVN-1-7-and-Icon-Overlays-on-Windows-7-x64-Don-rsquo-t-Play-Well-Together.aspx. I found it by googling "tortoisesvn icon overlays not visible" and it was 6 or 7 down from the top.

> > and discussed two potential workarounds: 1)Turn off default caching. This brings back the overlays but without the recursive operation they are essentially pointless.
>
> OK, but at least that tells us that it is not a problem with the icons
> themselves. Best guess is a problem in TSVNCache.exe
>
> > 2)Revert to the previous (1.6) release of TortoiseSVN - which I have now done and for the most part everything seems to be working as it should.
>
> For the most part?

There were a couple things not related to the icons that I have since sorted out - operator error...

> > What other information do you need to start looking into this problem?
>
> Knowing the version of TortoiseSVN which gave you problems would be a start.

As I said, the latest: 1.7.6.22632

Thanks, Mike...

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