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Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN

Author simonlarge
Full name Simon Large
Date 2011-05-12 05:33:59 PDT
Message On 12 May 2011 13:24, Andy Levy <andy dot levy at gmail dot com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 07:30, John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali dot co dot uk> wrote:
>> A week ago I downloaded TortoiseSVN which I've been using quite successfully with Windows 7 (though to be fair, I haven't had time to do much with it yet).
>>
>> This morning, I wanted to sell something on Ebay.  I filled in the Ebay web form and eventually got to the bit where it asks if you want to upload some pictures of the item you're selling.  This brings up an Explorer browser window so I can search for the relevant image(s) on my hard drive.
>>
>> Unfortunately, every time I did anything in the browser (clicking my mouse / dragging a scrollbar or whatever) I got dozens of warning messages from Windows Security saying that a program was trying to open web content via the open browser.  The program was identified as TortoiseSVN.
>>
>> Is this a known issue with TortoiseSVN and if so, is there any way to disable it?  I'm using IE9 by the way, which I only installed yesterday so I can't say whether the issue was already present with IE8.  Any help would be very welcome as I've already recommended Tortoise to some friends and don't want to end up with egg on my face!!  Thanks.
>
> It's not so much an issue with Tortoise as it is IE's security model.
> Every File dialog loads Explorer, which in turn will load Tortoise,
> and then that activity looks to Windows like something from the web is
> attempting to look at something on your computer.
>
> I don't recall whether there's a way to make IE/Windows behave well here.

You might try TSVN->Settings->Icon Overlays->Show overlays and context
menu only in Explorer, which will stop TSVN showing up in open/save
dialogs. Whether that will stop the security warnings I do not know.

Simon

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Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali dot co dot uk> John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali dot co dot uk> 2011-05-12 04:30:25 PDT
     Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN levyam Andy Levy 2011-05-12 05:25:05 PDT
         Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN simonlarge Simon Large 2011-05-12 05:33:59 PDT
             Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN "Andre dot Ziegler" <MagicAndre1981 at live dot com> "Andre dot Ziegler" <MagicAndre1981 at live dot com> 2011-05-12 06:43:22 PDT
                 Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN colonel32 Robin Guest 2011-05-12 06:52:24 PDT
                     Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali dot co dot uk> John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali dot co dot uk> 2011-05-12 07:03:42 PDT
                         Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN levyam Andy Levy 2011-05-12 07:10:28 PDT
                         Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN Nicolas Goutte <nicolas dot goutte at extragroup dot de> Nicolas Goutte <nicolas dot goutte at extragroup dot de> 2011-05-12 07:27:05 PDT
     Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN Stefan Wild <stefan dot wild at autinity dot de> Stefan Wild <stefan dot wild at autinity dot de> 2011-05-12 23:54:17 PDT
         Re: Bizarre (but very annoying) problem with TortoiseSVN John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali dot co dot uk> John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali dot co dot uk> 2011-05-13 02:03:54 PDT
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