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

Kenneth Johansson <>
Mon Jul 3 17:29:30 CEST 2006


Well it's not open source (I think) but the microsoft installer are
commonly used even by open source projects.

http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.4/msi/
http://www.python.org/pycon/dc2004/papers/44/


On Mon, 2006-07-03 at 16:11 +0200, 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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