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Re: [Demexp-dev] Re: win32 and GTK

From: David MENTRE
Subject: Re: [Demexp-dev] Re: win32 and GTK
Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2006 17:35:17 +0200
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Hello Christophe,

GISQUET Christophe <address@hidden> writes:

>> A minor remark. I have notice that you use:
>> !define DEMEXP_REG_KEY  "SOFTWARE\GNU\demexp" demexp is not part of
>> the GNU project, so I would prefer that you use a
>> different key, like:
> OK, patch attached

Patch applied (not part of 0.8.0 though).

> The GNU was more meant as the license name, as the source of inspiration
> also used that but was far from being part of the GNU project. Funny
> enough, you're not the first one to request such a change. And I should
> read mailing lists' hostname more often for that matter :)


>> Cf. my previous remark: would it be possible, not too difficult and
>> reliable to use a demexp's specific GTK install?
> Maybe, I don't know:
> - if something almost from scratch is wanted/needed, it will be
> difficult: nsis language is a total PITA, whackily asm-like.
> - otherwise, it is a matter of having the original scripts

Ok, I wasn't clear: would it be possible to use regular GTK installer to
install the whole GTK DLL in a specific directory under demexp
installation directory and configure demexp to use it?

> I think doing advanced detection is not worth it: broken installations
> are rare and source of needed bug reports to discover what really needs
> to be done.

I agree. In case of issue, report what is going wrong and abort as
cleanly as possible.

Best wishes,
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