[cvsnt] Re: Latest updates

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu Dec 11 11:45:50 GMT 2003

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On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 10:15:37 +0000 (UTC), "Oliver Giesen"
<ogware at gmx.net> wrote:

>Tony Hoyle wrote:
>> * Drop 7zip as it doesn't work if you're not an administrator (it's
>> hardcoded to unpack into c:\windows or c:\winnt).
>Huh? Apart from the fact that IMHO you shouldn't install software
>(especially servers/services or other system-level stuff) from a
>non-admin account anyway, my experience with 7-zipped  InnoSetups is
>that they are always extracted to the current user's temp folder. I
>never saw them go to c:\winnnt ... or could that be because the
>machines I tested on all had the 7-zip software installed anyway?
It's hardcoded to use c:\windows - I couldn't believe it myself when I
found out, but numerous tests proved it - if you write protect your
windows directory the 7zip install will fail.


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