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Re: MoveFileEx problem related to registry ?

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-06-04 20:59:48 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Francois Beausoleil" <fbos@users.sourceforge.net>
> I was reading the FAQ for InnoSetup
> (http://www.jrsoftware.org/isfaq.php), and I fell on this gem:
> Things that require administrative privileges on both Windows NT/2000/XP:
> Windows NT/2000/XP & Administrative Privileges
> ...
> * Using the "restartreplace" flag in the [Files] section. This flag
> causes Inno Setup to call the MoveFileEx function, which attempts to
> write to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SYSTEM\ CurrentControlSet\ Session
> Manager". Write access to this key is restricted to Administrators.
> ...
> I don't know if it is in any way related to the recent problems
> discovered with MoveFileEx, but I believe it might be possible.

I don't think so - MoveFileEx _only_ writes to the registry if
you specify the flag MOVEFILE_DELAY_UNTIL_REBOOT.
And I highly doubt subversion or apr uses that.


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