Author loewis
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Date 2010-03-02.22:51:38
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> Martin: Would it be sufficient to copy the ACLs from %programfiles%,
> or would it be better to hard-code the permissions from
> %programfiles% from a known standard configuration? Is it known if
> the ACLs on %programfiles% in WinXP differ from later platforms? What
> difficulty have you encountered?

I can only answer the last question: I tried using the ACL features in
MSI (i.e. with the LockPermissions table), and couldn't get that to work.

Personally, I would think that restricting write access to the user
performing the installation should be good enough.
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