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Re: [Patch] Fix description of repos-test

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 09:12:55 -0700

So, um, what files do we need to avoid the word "update" in? This
isn't even an executable file, no?

--dave

2008/5/15 Bert Huijben <B.Huijben_at_competence.biz>:
> [[
> Updated description of repos-test to fix running this test on Windows
> Vista.
>
> * build.conf
> (repos-test): Remove the magic word 'update' from the description to
> allow
> running the test as non-administrator on Windows Vista.
>
> Patch by: Bert Huijben <b.huijben_at_competence.biz>
> ]]
>
> Vista checks the file description for specific keywords (as 'update') to
> determine if a file might be a installer and in that case prompts the
> user for administrative privileges.
>
> (The recommended way to fix this behavior is adding a xml manifest to
> the executable but that would require extensive changes to the build
> scripts.. This change is just to stop Vista from being stupid)
>
> Bert
>
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