/pidgin/main: 0bdba5ad006b: Win32: use a hardcoded Bonjour SDK p...

Eion Robb eion at robbmob.com
Wed Jan 8 15:43:40 EST 2014

I just deconstructed the Bonjour SDK msi files and it does install to the
system program files directory through the %ProgramFiles% env var/system
setting.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Program_Files has a bit more info
about the localised names.

On 9 January 2014 09:16, Tomasz Wasilczyk <twasilczyk at pidgin.im> wrote:

> W dniu 08.01.2014 06:59, Kevin Stange pisze:
>  On 01/07/2014 01:17 PM, Tomasz Wasilczyk wrote:
>>> Changeset: 0bdba5ad006b6fc27543de4d083759eb7bc89f08
>>> Author:  Tomasz Wasilczyk <twasilczyk at pidgin.im>
>>> Date:    2014-01-07 20:17 +0100
>>> Branch:  default
>>> URL: https://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/0bdba5ad006b
>>> Description:
>>> Win32: use a hardcoded Bonjour SDK path, as it is done this way in its
>>> official release. Fixes #15818
>> I don't think this is correct.  If you install Windows to drive D: or
>> something, your path for Bonjour will be different.  I thought "Program
>> Files" was also localized for non-English versions of Windows, meaning
>> the name might not always be the same.
> Program Files directory is localized, but the path remains the same. It's
> just a trick, where displayed folder name is different than its real name.
>  I assume that Bonjour resolves the system Program Files directory to
>> install, rather than blindly assuming it is at c:\Program Files.  You
>> can pull this from the register or an environmental variable, I think.
> Maybe you're right. But it would be better, if someone could check it for
> sure, as the previous assumptions (about placing the installed SDK in its
> installation directory) were false.
> Tomek
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