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#917 MSYS installer writes to the Windows folder

MSYS
closed
Earnie Boyd
None
duplicate
Duplicate
2013-01-31
2006-03-30
Lucas Thode
No

Could you change the MSYS installer so that it doesn't
write to the C:\Windows folder any longer? Doing so
breaks the installation of MSYS into a user's home
folder by a user that doesn't have permission to write
to the local drive. (Or to network disks period, for
that matter.)

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  • Earnie Boyd
    Earnie Boyd
    2006-03-30

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    This has already been reported.

     
  • Earnie Boyd
    Earnie Boyd
    2006-03-30

    • milestone: --> Future_MSYS_enhancement
    • status: open --> closed-duplicate
     
  • Earnie Boyd
    Earnie Boyd
    2013-01-31

    • labels: MSYS -->
    • status: closed-duplicate --> closed
    • resolution: --> duplicate
    • category: --> Duplicate
    • milestone: --> MSYS