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Re: Context menus aren't available from dialogs on Vista

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:56:10 +0000

2009/2/26 Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
> Robert Roessler wrote:
>> This is yet one more example of why I suggested 2-3 weeks ago that
>> 64-bit installs should *default* to also installing the 32-bit
>> version... not everyone understands that x86-land lives on in x64-land
>> (nor should they have to), and pops up non-obviously in places like file
>> open dialogs [of 32-bit apps].
>>
>> The Vista x64 devs went to some effort to meld 32 and 64 -bit
>> environments fairly seamlessly - shouldn't we (app and add-on devs) do
>> the same? ;)
>
> I think increasing the size of the installer to ~40MB just to get the
> x64 version together with the win32 version is not a good idea.
>
> Also, msi does not allow installing x64 and win32 binaries together,
> there must be two separate msi files.

I'm sure I asked this before, but can't remember the answer. Is it
possible to provide a 32-bit shellex-only installer to go with x64,
which can then call up the normal 64 bit TortoiseProc? I guess it
would have to be a separate msi, but it would be a much smaller one.

Simon

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