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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot>
Subject Re: studio build and install on Win 64 bits
Date Tue, 11 Jan 2011 14:58:05 GMT
Hi again Antoine,

Both issues should now be fixed in trunk.

I also forced the regeneration of the distributions on the Hudson machine.

If you're still willing to test it out, this new version should work better I think.


On 11 janv. 2011, at 15:05, Antoine Levy-Lambert wrote:

> On 1/11/2011 8:38 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
>> Hi Antoine,
>> On 11 janv. 2011, at 14:22, Antoine Levy-Lambert wrote:
>>> I tried this Apache Directory Studio.
>> Thanks for taking a few minutes to test it.
>>> First of all, it installs itself under C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Directory
Studio\Apache Directory Studio.exe.
>> I guess you didn't add the '(x86)' string in the installer yourself...
>> Was it specified in the text field when you selected the install path?
> Yes, the (x86) was part of the default. On Windows 7, installers for 32 bit apps put
them by default under C:\Program Files (x86), and installers for 64 bits apps put them under
C:\Program Files.
>>> One expects a 64 bit app on Windows 7 to install under C:\Program Files instead.
>> It should have.
>> Looks an issue related to the NSIS utility we are using to create the installer.
>>>> NSIS documentation at [1] indicates:
>>>> On Windows x64, $PROGRAMFILES and $PROGRAMFILES32 point to C:\Program Files
(x86) while $PROGRAMFILES64 points to C:\Program Files. Use $PROGRAMFILES64 when installing
x64 applications.
>> Easy to fix... :)
>>> The next issue is that the program bails out immediately.
>>> The error message shown in a popup is : "The Apache Directory Studio executable
launcher was unable to locate its companion shared library"
>>> I started the program with Procmon.exe watching events to see what it is trying
to open but did not find out the name of the missing library.
>> I wished I had set up the proper set of plugins on the first shot, but it's hard
when you're doing things blindly...
>> I'll try to find a PC with a 64 Bit Windows to test this and fix it.
>> Thanks for having tested this version, I hope to get back to you with a working one
very soon...
> You welcome, this was easy.
>> Regards,
>> Pierre-Arnaud
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