Fw: Loading Autorun.inf on CD's
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Sun Dec 8 10:40:18 CST 2002
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sylvain Petreolle" <spetreolle at yahoo.fr>
To: "Tony Lambregts" <tony_lambregts at telusplanet.net>; "Dustin Navea"
<speeddymon at sbcglobal.net>
Cc: "Sylvain Petreolle" <spetreolle at yahoo.fr>; "Wine Developers"
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Sent: Sunday, December 08, 2002 5:11 AM
Subject: Re: Loading Autorun.inf on CD's
> If you want act in this way, I have something for you.
> This could help Paul Jones, who is searching how to "launch" *.msi
> The better way we can handle this is a program who tries to open every
> document we give to it. A freeware utility exists in cygwin world and
> is called cygstart, using the existing registry. If we give it a .doc,
> it looks in HKCR and starts Worpad/Winword.
That is a definite must..
> If we tweak the registry of a .inf (winedefault.reg), we can ask it to
> launch a tiny program that will open the .inf and run the program
Sounds like it could work, but what about inf installer files (ie TweakUI's
inf, or driver inf files) how would they be handled?
> > I have not seen this work either and definitely not with an .inf. Yes
> > it
> > would be cool and if you want to start a bug concerning it feel free.
> > I
> > am not that worried about it though. The way I see it is that most of
> > this is not realy a wine problem but rather with setting up autorun
> > so
> > that it is able to understand what to do with an .inf file. I suppose
> > another way to look at it might be that wcmd could/should be able to
> > handle something like "wcmd autorun.inf".
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