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Re: Change in the Windows installer

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2003-12-12 17:53:10 CET

Jostein Chr. Andersen wrote:

> Are you thinking about the ISTool handling of 7-zip? This is the way it's
> done for Subversion:

> It should not be any need for admin right when it's don this way as far
> as I know.

Yes, that's the way that it is *supposed* to work, but I quote the CVSNT
developer here:

> I monitored it with filemon to see what it was doing - it extracted
> straight to c:\windows & didn't even touch the temp directories.
> Changing the permissions on the windows directory caused the installer
> to fail.

It is possible that he has the TEMP environment variable set to something
strange (which is something I just thought of). Just something to be aware of;
try write-protecting your c:\windows directory and see what happens.


John Peacock
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