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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Separate Win32 package for 1.3b3 icons & htdocs
Date Mon, 01 Dec 1997 17:50:25 GMT
Paul Sutton wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, Martin Kraemer wrote:
> > >     Has anyone tried this?  Is it ready for me to move over to
> > >     /apache/dist/?
> > +1 from me. Could it find out the apache install directory automatically
> > (from the registry)? Or doesn't SFX offer an interface for things like
> > that?
> Yes, it works. But hang on a minute, we haven't released the
> IS executable yet because it _is not finished_. I don't want to put a
> damper on the good work that's going on, but we need a proper IS installer
> soonish. People want it. Having to pack up and distribute separate
> archives of things missed-out from the installer is not really on.
> To finish the IS installer, we need
>  -- to include htdocs and src directories
>  -- create custom & typical installs (and remove the full/minimum
>     install options)
>  -- give some information after the install finishes rather than
>     just exitting. A readme will do for now. Later it could be an
>     option to run a batch file which installs Apache as a service
>     and optionally does a startup on it

I'm happy to zip up the current IS setup for anyone who wants to do this
stuff. It ought to go into CVS, of course, but I'm having far too much
fun with ASP to dick with IS.



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