Best windows installer? was : RE: lightweight Erlang with package management

ke han <>
Mon Jul 3 17:17:13 CEST 2006


Nullsoft has been around a while and seems to be pretty well supported.
http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page
Another interesting one is WiX
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wix/

ke han


On Jul 3, 2006, at 10:11 PM, Joe Armstrong ((AL/EAB)) wrote:

>
> Can anybody advise on a good windows installer?
>
> requirements:
>
> 	- open source
> 	- minimal
> 	- adware-free
>
> What we don't need is all the goodies - just the basics
>
> /Joe
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Christophe Romain [mailto:]
>> Sent: den 3 juli 2006 12:35
>> To: Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB)
>> Cc: 
>> Subject: Re: lightweight Erlang with package management
>>
>> Thank you Joe !
>>
>>
>>> 	1) Remote install extension
>> very interresting feature !
>> if you have ssh or rsh and an account on all systems, using
>> os:cmd is a way to do that.
>> anyway we have erlang/lib/ssh/ebin/ssh_sftp that could help.
>> I'll look at
>>
>>> 2) Windows install
>> I'll look at wings installer, but it will be difficult for me
>> to help on windows.
>> any volunteer or tester ?
>>
>>> I guess it would be easy to write a package that installs a
>> "standard"
>>> environment for
>>> windows
>> you're right, it's even possible to make windows base system
>> containing this standard environment.
>>
>>> all I need is a "wget" in Erlang, and I guess something like wget
>> erlrt is using ibrowse
>>
>>




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