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Re: Subversion 1.6.0 Release Candidate 3 Released

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 11:04:39 -0600

On Mar 4, 2009, at 10:54 AM, Mark Phippard wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
> <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>> There are various thoughts and proposals floating around regarding
>> this. I'd personally like to see Subversion tie into the FSEvents
>> API
>> on OS X and get filesystem change information directly from the
>> operating system. Unfortunately, Windows doesn't provide such a
>> service yet. :/
> Of course it does. How do you think the TortoiseSVN cache works?

Granted, I'm not very familiar with Windows development and APIs, but
when I was looking at this for OS X, Linux, and Windows, most
resources I found said there wasn't an equivalent facility on
Windows. Quoting Todd earlier in the thread:

> What I have in mind is systems such as TortoiseSVN where an
> optional TSVNCache.exe sits in the background and does this
> scanning and handling of file system events so as to update
> Windows Explorer icons. (I don't know whether any other
> clients do similar things.)"

That seems to indicate that TortoiseSVN installs it's own service to
look for changes in the filesystem, and that Windows doesn't provide
the ability natively. Is that an incorrect assumption?



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