Global 32/64 bit collision issues

Herbert Stocker
Tue May 28 02:49:00 GMT 2013

On 28.05.2013 04:36, Herbert Stocker wrote:
> Therefore some config setting that tells what to append seams
> necessary, be it an environment variable or a registry setting.
> If the user should not be bothered with such a setting at installation
> time, the 64 bit setup could rename all 32 bit services and short cuts
> to have the '32' suffixes. But users may need to adopt their self-made
> scripts. Therefore leaving this setting to the user, seams best for me.

Sorry for posting twice, but this idea came too late:

How about using Corinnas algorithm at installation time and
storing the result (whether to append '32', '64' or nothing)
in the registry?
Then we have the automatism as well as consistency during the
life time of an installation.


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