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From Antoine Levy-Lambert <anto...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: studio build and install on Win 64 bits
Date Tue, 11 Jan 2011 14:05:48 GMT
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
>
> [1] - http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Docs/Chapter4.html#4.2.3
>


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