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Re: [virt-tools-list] [PATCH virt-viewer] msi: learn to build a non-privileged per-user installer




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> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 12:36:58PM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Christophe Fergeau
> > <cfergeau redhat com> wrote:
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > I guess it's not possible to have a single installer handling both cases,
> > > which does user install if it does not have enough privileges, admin
> > > install if it does have enough privileges, and a command-line arg to
> > > force
> > > user-install?
> > 
> > I looked at it, but it's only possible available since Win7 /
> > Installer 5.0. I would also like to see an example out there in the
> > wix community before implementing it.
> > 
> > And it's a bit controversial, see also this long post:
> > http://csi-windows.com/blog/all/27-csi-news-general/108-windows-7-msi-5-per-user-applications-pua-a-no-starter
> 
> Ah, this is a very interesting article, thanks. Though the author does not
> seem to be a big fan of per-user install in general. Do you have any idea
> what happens with the user installer when user installation are disabled by
> the administrator? I guess this just fails?

No idea, but I think he described that in the article.

> Also, which installer are you planning to ship on spice-space.org? Both?
> Only one of these?

No idea either. It takes a lot of space though, but space is cheap, isn't it? Otherwise I would stick to machine installer only.



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