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Re: [libvirt] Got time to try out the libvirt 0.8.6 win32 package?



On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 02:23:26PM +1100, Justin Clift wrote:
> On 13/12/2010, at 5:02 AM, <arnaud champion devatom fr> <arnaud champion devatom fr> wrote:
> > ?I'm use to create msi packages with visual studio, I've never tried NSIS but I think I can help. I'm a little bit busy these times but I will give it a try.
> 
> Thanks Arnaud.  Using NSIS is not a requirement.
> 
> I just used NSIS as a starting point, as I've used it before years ago.
> 
> I suppose what we need is:
> 
>  a) Something that created windows packages :)
> 
>  b) Has a configuration, or script, or similar, that can be shared online.
> 
>     NSIS uses a text file.  This gives the details of the package, and how
>     the installer works.
> 
>     Does Visual Studio offer something similar?  Maybe output for the Microsoft WiX
>     toolset?
> 
> There might be other things, but they're the main points I can think of at the moment.

Anything we use to build installers that we distribute on libvirt.org
must be using a 100% open source tool chain. This rules out any use of
Visual Studio, etc.  There is, however, an open source WiX toolset on
sourceforge IIRC.

Regards,
Daniel


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