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Re: registry key issues

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-28 18:07:21 CEST

Molle Bestefich wrote:
> "HKCU/Software/TortoiseSVN/CurrentVersion"
> Contains the current version of TortoiseSVN.
> Since TortoiseSVN is installed in C:\Program Files once and for all
> (there's no option to install on a per-user base), this key should
> reside in HKLM instead of HKCU.

You can install TSVN per user if you really want to. If you're an Admin,
then simply passing the correct params to msiexec.exe will do. If you're
not an admin, then TSVN installs per user automatically. But of course,
you only can install TSVN as non-admin if (and only if) both MFC and the
C-runtime libs are already installed on the system.

So no, this key should *not* reside in HKLM. Most of all, because this
key is created/updated on the first start of TortoiseProc.exe and not by
the installer itself.

> "HKLM/Software/TortoiseSVN/_xxx_Icon"
> Which icons to use is a matter of user preference.
> Therefore these keys should reside in HKCU, not HKLM.

No. Those are the default icons to use. Per-user settings go
automatically into HKCU for each user. That means, if the icons are set
in HKCU, then those are used. If in HKCU is nothing set, then those in
HKLM are used.


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