[Gtk-sharp-list] Problems with Gtk# 0.10 installer for Windows

Mathias Hasselmann mathias.hasselmann@gmx.de
Wed, 02 Jul 2003 21:17:44 +0200

Jeremiah McElroy wrote:

> The big problem isn't changing it manually, it's (I'm assuming) changing 
> it automatically on installation.  

Yup. The problem is doing it programatically.

> The MSI installer provides methods (I 
> don't know which ones off the top of my head) to make these changes.  
> Anyone with VS.NET should be able to create an installer project and use 
> it to set the enviroment stuff correctly.

Well, my opinion about the MSI system is just too horrible to write it 
in the public... But if MSI really supports fine tuning of environment 
variables, it's a good idea to build a dummy installer - just to figure 
out how MSI gets the trick done. Have to check that.

> Enver ALTIN wrote:
>> On Wed, 2003-07-02 at 17:51, Mathias Hasselmann wrote:
>>> the MONO_PATH variable? But how to set this variable on the Windows 
>>> platform? C:\autoexec.bat munging? Behave! Well, maybe there is a 
>>> hidden registry entry to modify the default environment I'm not aware 
>>> of.
>> My Computer [right-click] \ Properties \ Environment should do it
>> per-user or systemwide on NT/2k/XP systems.
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