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Re: [libvirt] Experimental 32-bit windows libvirt installer



On 16/11/2010, at 9:44 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 12:41:35PM +1100, Justin Clift wrote:
>> For the creation of .msi package files, WiX seems to be the right
>> tool these days (open source):
>> 
>>  http://wix.sourceforge.net
>> 
>> Actually kind of think I've heard of it before, as it got some press
>> a few years back from being one of the very first Open Source
>> projects by Microsoft itself.  (or something along those lines)
> 
> WiX itself is open source, but it has closed source dependencies, so
> it is of no use.  That's why we're still using NSIS, despite all its
> failings.

Do you remember what the closed source dependencies are?

Other Open Source projects are producing MSI's (ie 7-zip), so it's
something we should follow up. :)


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