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Re: How does the msi install TortoiseSVN.dll (off topic)

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2005-12-07 06:51:55 CET

Aniruddha Apte wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> How does the .msi install the TortoiseSVN dll when the dll is being
> used by the explorer process?
> It would need to replace the existing file with the new one. But if
> the file is being used, this wouldn't be allowed. So how is it
> managed?

It is copied during the next boot of Windows. That is why you are asked
to restart your machine after installing TortoiseSVN, as well as many
other applications. There is a section of the Windows registry
especially for this purpose.

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