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Re: Settings in TortoiseSVN

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-02 20:37:52 CET

Julien TOUCHE wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote on 02/11/2005 18:35:
>> Sid Sid wrote:
>>> to 1. I think you missunterstood me. I want to set the settings for
>>> example in the registry (by installing tortoise) and then I want to
>>> disable the settings in TortoiseSVN, so that the user on the
>>> computer can't enter it. So the settings are always the same.
>> Why would you want to do that? Every user works differently, is used
>> to different tasks. So they should be able to configure a tool the
>> way they like. I mean, what do you have against a user e.g. changing
>> a font? Or which context menu entries appear on the front menu and
>> which in the submenu? Or which diff tool they want to use?
>> If you really want to do that, then there's a way to do that with the
>> OS: check the registry entries which correspond to each setting.
>> Then, you can set up only read-access for the users to those registry
>> keys and deny write access. (You must use regedt32.exe to do that,
>> regedit.exe can't help you there. And of course you must be Admin to
>> do that).
> i think one good point is:
> how to setup a common initial setup for all user ?
> like said a default language different from english, no check updates,
> use this color, activate some scripts for diff, or defining a common
> default tool for merging.
> don't know a way to do it for now.

How about a .reg file? Most of the registry settings aren't documented,
but they are fairly obvious. We could maybe provide a file which sets
everything to defaults, and you could modify that.


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