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Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write

Author steveking
Full name Stefan Küng
Date 2012-05-11 11:59:41 PDT
Message 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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TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write joshg Josh Green 2012-05-10 17:07:01 PDT
     Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write steveking Stefan Küng 2012-05-11 11:59:41 PDT
         Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write otik Oto BREZINA 2012-05-11 12:05:33 PDT
             Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write steveking Stefan Küng 2012-05-11 12:08:30 PDT
                 Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write otik Oto BREZINA 2012-05-11 12:19:53 PDT
                     Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write steveking Stefan Küng 2012-05-11 12:25:18 PDT
                         Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write otik Oto BREZINA 2012-05-11 12:43:43 PDT
                             RE: Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write joshg Josh Green 2012-05-14 00:55:03 PDT
                                 Re: TortoiseMerge cannot diff when files are locked for write otik Oto BREZINA 2012-05-14 02:12:09 PDT
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