[cvsnt] Re: CVSNT control panel (Tony Hoyle)

David Field fielddr at btconnect.com
Sat Nov 23 09:02:09 GMT 2002

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This should not be the case (i.e "longer and longer env. variables") as
installers should *never* change the PATH -- they should just install the
required .DLLs in the same directory and/or set the "App Paths" registry
keys for the application executable(s)

- David

"Bruce Hill" <bhill at euphonix.com> wrote in message
news:mailman.1038031768.25737.cvsnt at cvsnt.org...
> > >In my case only mfc70.dll was missing. Windows would not allow
> > >of the other 2 in any case. So my guess is only the mfc70.dll is not
> > >during install.
> > >
> > The install doesn't put them in system32, on the
> > recommendation/instructions of Microsoft...  it relies on the
> > installer being able to set a correct path to the cvsnt install
> > directory.
> >
> > The next version will just stuff them in system32 and to hell with it
> > (Someone will probably file a bug report about it when I do, too!)
> >
> > Tony
> Right on!
> Microsoft's recommendations lead to multiple different
> copies of dll's.  They also lead to longer and longer PATH env
> variables which slows the system down.
> - Bruce

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