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[REBOL] Re: [The Gimp] clashes with REBOL on Windows 2000

From: maximo:meteorstudios at: 3-May-2004 9:47

> -----Original Message----- > From: Gabriele Santilli [mailto:[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]] > Sent: Monday, May 03, 2004 9:21 AM > To: Arie van Wingerden > Subject: [REBOL] Re: [The Gimp] clashes with REBOL on Windows 2000 > > I think you can use REBOL_HOME (or was it REBOL-HOME?) for REBOL. > Anyway you shouldn't really need it for /View, since it should be > using the registry anyway.
that is true sometimes... but I've found that the moment you install your second version of view ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE and your user.r becomes out of control. what is it with the install tool copying rebol.exe and the user.r in A home directory !? running a rebol in a shell and running one in an icon can be different,creating your own aplication icon will point to the rebol you point to, yet the registry points to a copy in your profile or home dir, yet the installer asks for an install dir... why !?. really, I wish rebol/view would let you do a dumb install (or at least ask you) and NOT play around with the registry... especially when it has to be installed on several computers at once, and they all share the same network path... maybe RT could just package on rebol view which does not include the installer (like the beta versions :-)... for those of us who know how rebol works... I've said it before so I'll shut up now... everyone is tired of me saying it... ;-) ciao!