[Scummvm-devel] Windows Installer

Johannes Schickel lordhoto at scummvm.org
Thu Apr 28 16:55:11 CEST 2011

On 04/28/2011 04:33 PM, Vladimir Menshakov wrote:
> 28.04.2011, 17:56, "Johannes Schickel" <lordhoto at scummvm.org>:
>     On 04/28/2011 03:06 PM, Alex Bevilacqua wrote:
>         I personally would prefer NSIS over InnoDB, but I'm curious if
>         it may make more sense to investigate BitRock instead. Though
>         it's proprietary, they offer an open source license (which I'm
>         sure ScummVM would have no trouble proving eligibility for :P).
>     Since it's proprietary I am strongly against it, even *if* they
>     would give us some open source license.
> Maybe I missed that someone mentioned Wix, I could make installer 
> scripts for it. :)
> It's open-source, written by m$ and produces standard MSI installation 
> files tightly integrated with windows installer. Why do we use any 
> third-party hackish tools?

I am not aware that Wix runs on Linux and thus on our buildbot though. 
But maybe I just missed something?

// Johannes

PS: Could you please use plain text mails? Thanks in advance, since it 
is rather annoying to read HTML mails for some people...
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