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From Keegan Witt <keeganw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NSIS Groovy
Date Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:57:46 GMT
I saw we still hadn't moved the installer repository to GitHub, so I
thought I'd touch base again.  Joachim, are you interested in using the
import <https://github.com/keeganwitt/groovy-windows-installer> I did
before Codehaus went down?

-Keegan

On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 12:30 PM, Keegan Witt <keeganwitt@gmail.com> wrote:

> I also stashed
> <https://github.com/keeganwitt/groovy-windows-installer/commit/daa93765529d7fe6a07306867eaf5dff702cdda8>
> the Confluence page
> <http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GROOVY/Windows+NSIS-Installer> into a
> Docs
> <https://github.com/keeganwitt/groovy-windows-installer/tree/master/Docs>
> directory so we have it after Confluence is taken down.
>
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:58 AM, Keegan Witt <keeganwitt@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I was concerned, with the end of the month coming up, that we might lose
>> Codehaus access.  So I used GitHub's import tool
>> <https://import.github.com/new/> to import the NSIS-Grovoy repo into my
>> space (https://github.com/keeganwitt/groovy-windows-installer).  I also
>> used Codehaus's Jira and Confluence to match up the commit authors with
>> GitHub users as best I could.  If it looks satisfactory, please delete the existing
>> repo <https://github.com/groovy/groovy-windows-installer>, and I'll move
>> the one I created under the Groovy org.
>>
>> -Keegan
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 9:04 AM, Keegan Witt <keeganwitt@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I saw you released a new installer the other day.  Thanks Joachim!
>>>
>>> I'm not sure the exact date your Codehaus SVN repo will be taken down
>>> (they said they were going to take projects down from April 2 to May 17),
>>> but we should get your source moved to GitHub soon.
>>>
>>> I only briefly looked at the source, I'll start digging a little
>>> deeper.  We probably don't have a license anymore (or if we do, we soon
>>> won't).  There are a few other options out there (though I've not used any
>>> of them to know how good they are): IzPack <http://izpack.org/>, WiX
>>> <http://wixtoolset.org/>, and Inno <http://jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php>.
>>> Other than the cumbersomeness of getting all the module directories set up
>>> (which maybe we could improve, I'd have to give it some thought), what
>>> dissatisfied you about NSIS?
>>>
>>> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 2:07 AM Joachim Baumann <
>>> joachim.baumann@xinaris.de> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Keegan,
>>>>
>>>> First of all, I hope to build the new installer this weekend...
>>>>
>>>> The code in the Sven repository should still be the actually used code,
>>>> but I agree that we should place the stuff into the GIT repository at
>>>> Github. I simply hadn't the time to react, it was a crazy two weeks.
>>>>
>>>> But in general I do not think that we should follow the NSIS path
>>>> further. I would very much like to use Install4J instead, but again didn't
>>>> have the time. So, Keegan, if you are interested, we could try to build a
>>>> new installer together... I'm not sure right now about the licensing for
>>>> install4j (at codehaus we had a license).
>>>>
>>>> Cheers, Joachim
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Am Donnerstag, 16. April 2015 schrieb Keegan Witt :
>>>>
>>>>> You're right about Bintree being just binaries.  I think I mistook
>>>>> installed_version.txt files there for files that are used to create the
>>>>> installer (which they're not).  The last thing I see in the SVN log is
>>>>> changes for 2.3.1, but there have been releases since then.  Joachim
>>>>> mentioned
>>>>> <http://groovy.329449.n5.nabble.com/Windows-Installer-for-2-3-1-td5719663.html>
>>>>> the eclipse launch files and installed_versions.txt are what generally
gets
>>>>> changed for a new release, and I didn't see these for the newer releases.
>>>>> Maybe those changes didn't get checked in?  Or maybe I'm completely missing
>>>>> something.
>>>>>
>>>>> Once we get the new installer put together, we should also put it on
>>>>> the groovy-lang.org download page.  The installer isn't currently
>>>>> listed.
>>>>>
>>>>> Also, I'm willing to pitch in on this project if needed.  I've done a
>>>>> little NSIS work in the past (although I know we've also talked about
>>>>> moving to something like Install4J at some point).
>>>>>
>>>>> -Keegan
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 3:05 AM, Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Keegan,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Indeed the NSIS installer is still... in our old Codehaus SVN
>>>>>> repository!
>>>>>> I've emailed Joachim Baumann suggesting we move the repo under the
>>>>>> Groovy
>>>>>> org on Github.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Bintray, that's not the sources, but the binary files (ie. the
>>>>>> generated
>>>>>> installer)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Guillaume
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2015-04-07 2:57 GMT+02:00 Keegan Witt <keeganwitt@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> > Where is the source for the NSIS Groovy installers?  The source
for
>>>>>> this
>>>>>> > used to be in SVN
>>>>>> > <
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> http://svn.codehaus.org/groovy/trunk/groovy/modules/installers/windows/NSIS-Groovy/
>>>>>> > >,
>>>>>> > but the only place I see it now is in Bintree
>>>>>> > <
>>>>>> https://bintray.com/package/files/groovy/Distributions/Windows-Installer
>>>>>> > >.
>>>>>> > Is that the new place for the source files?
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > Also, is anyone working on a new installer for 2.4.3?
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > -Keegan
>>>>>> >
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Guillaume Laforge
>>>>>> Groovy Project Manager
>>>>>> Product Ninja & Advocate at Restlet <http://restlet.com>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>
>

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