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Re: msi-only install

From: Kevin Greiner <greinerk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-14 15:16:40 CEST

On 10/13/06, lkman@webmail.co.za <lkman@webmail.co.za> wrote:
>
>
> I've tried downloading tortoise but I cannot find anything
> other than an .msi file to download.
>
> Are .msi files really able to do everything that an
> executable installer can do, or is it because someone
> is following the latest fashion.

Yes, the msi is necessary. Read the install FAQs. There are quite a few
entries that apply to your situation.

http://tortoisesvn.net/node/196

To download the msi package from microsoft I need
> to get windows installation "validated", which means
> I have to install WGA or equivalent on a machine, forever
> letting it phone home (it's not uninstallable!).
>
> I also doubt that microsoft is going to /validate/ my
> wine install.
>
> What's the best way to proceed in order to use tortoise?
> Should I rather just choose a free package instead?
>

Free? You mean, TortoisSVN isn't free?
Received on Sat Oct 14 15:16:49 2006

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