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Re: MSI - Unattended Install (1.2.4 + 1.2.5) ignores %ProgramFiles%

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-24 20:13:38 CEST

Matthias Behnke wrote:

> when using msiexec with /q (Quiet Install), TortoiseSVN (tested with 1.2.4,
> 1.2.5) ignores the %ProgramFiles% or equivalent in the reg and always
> installs into "C:\Program Files".
> On a german windows this is of course a problem. I did not test if it would
> be a problem on installations with no drive c:.
>
> It would be nice if you could release a simple zip with manual setup
> instructions for shell integration etc. so I can build my own MSI.
>
> I'm currently not a member of the mailing list, so please put me on cc if
> you send answers to the list.

You can extract the binaries with ORCA. There's no need to have us
provide a zip with the binaries. And the instructions on how to install
the binaries manually are also part of our sourcecode. Just check the
folder /trunk/src/TortoiseSVNSetup. There you'll find the WiX scripts we
use to build the msi.

Maybe you can help us fix this in the WiX scripts directly? I mean if
you're able to create your own msi's, you must know a lot about the
internals of msi...

Stefan

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