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

Ashok P. Nadkarni <>
Tue Jul 4 17:28:52 CEST 2006


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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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