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Re: Deploying Tortoise With Updated Default Config Settings

From: TravisV <Travis.Vetter_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 17:24:43 -0700 (PDT)

On May 13, 9:13 am, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> TravisV wrote:
> > Initially registry modifications were considered undesirable. The
> > primary reason was this, while we are trying to standardize the
> > behavior of Tortoise across a broad range of new and intermediate
> > users, some of our more advanced users could easily tailor their
> > installation's behavior through local update of the config file.
> > (While technically competent - they are not generally registry editor
> > types).  This is a "Start From Here" approach.
>
> > The local file settings do have priority over the registry settings,
> > which is good, but leads to the behavior of tortoise being defined
> > from multiple locations (Local file and Registry).  If it was all in
> > the local file, this could be investigated and even diffed against the
> > standard if a problem with settings was suspected.
>
> > Sounds like our options are: 1) Copy the desired file for each install
> > 2) Create a registry insert (via GPO or .exe) 3) Recompile the
> > project.
>
> > Are we thinking about this correctly? or is there options / paths we
> > haven't considered?
>
> You're correct.
> But AFAIK it is possible to install/deploy config files too with GPOs.
> I've never done this however...
>
> Stefan
>

Stefan,
Thanks for your insight. We will select from these options, and look
into that capabilities with GPOs.
Sincerely,
Travis

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