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Re: 'Stealing' SQL files association considered harmful

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Milen A(dot) Radev" <milen(at)radev(dot)net>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 'Stealing' SQL files association considered harmful
Date: 2007-05-16 20:19:51
Message-ID: 464B6767.50509@hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:
> Milen A. Radev wrote:
>> Testing  pgAdmin III 1.7.0 (6292:6293) on Windows XP. After I installed
>> it the SQL files (.sql) were associated with it. They used to be
>> associated with my default editor. When I tried to delete the new
>> association I could not find the extension in the "File Types" list
>> (Windows Explorer > Tools > Folder Options). So I had to open the
>> registry and delete the association from there.
>>
>>
>> So if that feature will be in 1.8 I would like to request an option in
>> the installer for it.
>>
> 
> I've spent a couple of hours researching this and I can't see how this
> can be achieved in wix without manually re-authoring all the dialogues
> and adding a custom action (which would be a *lot* of work).
> 
> The way we're adding the association is exactly per Wix/MS's spec.
> Trying to move it into a seperate feature so it can be disabled causes
> the database to fail it's ICE69 validation check because it needs to be
> in the same feature as it's target.
> 
> Ideas anyone? Magnus?

Not really. I would've suggested the separate feature thing, but if that
doesn't work...

Can we make it a checkbox and disable it from there?

//Magnus

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