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Re: tramp 2.1.11 uses reg.exe, not in Windows 2000.

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: tramp 2.1.11 uses reg.exe, not in Windows 2000.
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2007 11:06:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Wagemans, Peter" <address@hidden> writes:

> During an upgrade attempt to tramp 2.1.11 from the default 2.0.55
> included with GNU Emacs 22.1.1 (i386-mingw-nt5.0.2195) on Windows 2000
> SP4 I encountered problems caused by tramp trying to call a program
> that it couldn't find:
> tramp.el:2039:                            (zerop (call-process "reg" nil nil 
> nil
> "query" (nth 1 (car v)))))
> tramp.el:5097:      (when (zerop (call-process "reg" nil t nil "query"
> registry))
> The intention here is probably "reg.exe", but that is not a standard
> part of Windows 2000.  A tool reg.exe does exist in the "Windows 2000
> Service Pack 4 Support Tools" package, sp4supporttools.exe, which can
> be downloaded from
> b810-bb6539362473
> I would like to suggest that tramp either checks for the existence of
> this tool before calling it or that the dependency is pointed out and
> download information is provided in the documentation.

This has been fixed already back in October in Tramp CVS. Tramp 2.1.12,
including this fix, will be released these days.

> Regards,
> Peter Wagemans

Thanks or reporting, and best regards, Michael.

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