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From Aaron Mulder <ammul...@alumni.princeton.edu>
Subject Re: Geronimo izpack installer configuration files
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 01:52:17 GMT
	OK, well, for reasons I can't explain the Wiki still says "upload 
new attachment XYZ" but if you click one of those links or just use the 
attachments action you'll see that the attachments are there.

Aaron

On Tue, 10 May 2005, Aaron Mulder wrote:
> 	I did the original izpack routine.  However, it needs a bit of an
> update.  I originally needed a small change to izpack so that certain
> post-install processing tasks (or maybe config screens, I've kind of
> forgotten) would only run if the corresponding options were checked during
> the selection phase.  Now izpack has moved on, so we'll probably need to
> either adjust our config files or change the patches.  I can poke around a 
> little to refresh my memory if that would help.
> 
> 	There's another issue, which is that the process as described on
> the Wiki just says "substitute values in plans".  What this means is,
> where the plan has a hardcoded username, port, etc. you should put in an
> izpack variable so the user can configure that during installation.  We 
> talked about variable-izing the plans to begin with, so the default 
> assembly target can substitute the appropriate defaults, and izpack can 
> substitute its stuff, and then there's only one set of plans to maintain.  
> This should really be done -- it's not very maintainable otherwise.
> 
> 	In any case, I'll put the attachments on the Wiki page.
> 
> Aaron
> 
> P.S. Looks like JBoss is going to be using izpack too, FWIW
> 
> On Wed, 11 May 2005 sissonj@insession.com wrote:
> > Were the  izpack installer configuration files files referred to at the 
> > bottom of the following page contributed to the Geronimo project?
> > 
> >  http://wiki.apache.org/geronimo/Building_an_Installer
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > John
> > 
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