Antivirus and Indexing Service on Windows: How TortoiseSVN deals with it

Adrian Buehlmann adrian at
Thu Jan 14 04:02:53 CST 2010

No surprise - it seems TortoiseSVN is plagued by antivirus scanners as well:

They have added an entry to their FAQ that recommends to turn off the indexing service
on the working copies and repositories, and exclude them from virus scans:

It's probably best to recommend the same for all mercurial repository roots as well.

See also

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