timar74 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 17 03:36:48 PDT 2013
On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 12:35 AM, Mat M <matm at gmx.fr> wrote:
> CAs (Custom Action) outside shellextensions are fine.
Well, the job of regactivex/regpatchactivex should be done by normal
actions, custom action is for this is a hack.
> About shellextensions ones, here is my status:
> * checkdirectory.cxx : was like this from start. So always useless :)
> => to be removed
> * completeinstallpath.cxx : handle the first level directories :
I don't think we upgrade OOo 3.0, OOo 3.1 or OOo 3.2 , so this is
useless, but please test it, before removing.
> * vistaspecial.cxx: i#94560 .
> => To keep.
This is a dirty hack. I wonder if the original bug that it solves, is
reproducible with our installer. If not, remove it.
> * startmenuicon.cxx: was used to have a special icon on start menu folder.
> Disabled since vista.
> => to be removed
Please keep it, we still support Windows XP.
> * upgrade.cxx: i#43855 . Not sure we want to reproduce use case from
> comment 6.
> => to confirm
User installation (as opposed to system wide installation) is
generally unsupported. I mean it may not work at all, and IMHO it
makes little sense.
> * checkpatches.cxx: used for upgrades (differential msi). Check if previous
> patches have been applied.
> => to keep, hoping for the return of .msp :)
You can keep it, however, I don't know how it is supposed to work.
> * layerlinks.cxx: handle creation of a ure-link file at root. this file is
> used to abstract URE path in code (mainly installation related, though). My
> question is: could we create this file during instsetoo and add it as a
> simple file in the MSI, so CustomAction could be removed ?
> => to keep for now
See Stephan's mail.
> * migrateinstallpath.cxx: used to emulate upgrade pahse with 2 MSI with no
> upgradecode inside.
> => to keep for now.
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