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I'd like to evaluate GIT in a Windows XP box so I've downloaded the official package. The installer offers to install a shell extension (git-cheetah). I already have TortoiseSVN installed and I absolutely need it for my current work. I've read that Windows has a tight limit on the number of overlay icons and TortoiseSVN already uses most of the available slots.

My question: is it safe to install both shell extensions at the same time? Do they interfere each other?

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git-cheetah doesn't interfere with TortoiseSVN

git-cheetah doesn't add overlay icons, just adaptive context-menu's to git sandboxes.

TortoiseGit however does add overlay icons, but i don't know if those interfere with TortoiseSVN.

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