[lazarus] Compiler working)
Michael Van Canneyt
michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Wed Apr 19 04:20:30 EDT 2000
On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, Peter Dyson wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Van Canneyt <michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be>
> To: <lazarus at miraclec.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 1:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [lazarus] Compiler working)
> > 2) The installer can install a registry key
> > \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Lazarus\1.0\bin
> > appdirectory=\path\to\lazarus installation.
> > You can retrieve this value. This is standard functionality for install
> > Michael.
> Use of the registry is being deprecated a lot in win2k, as is
> overuse of the <windir>/system as lots of problems are
> caused by reg bloat and poor installation programs.
Well. It took them some time to find out that the Registry is a
'Bad Idea (tm)'
Back to ini files then :-)
They'll have to rewrite VB because it can only work with the registry :-)
> Latest guidelines from MS are to put own configs dll's etc in
> program directory where possible. UnInstall info etc of course
> goes in registry, but personally I like being able to move
> program directories between tired NT partitions (regbloat)
> without having to do a full install.
Where can I find these guidelines ?
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