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From "Greenberg, Gary" <ggree...@visa.com>
Subject Re: Are installers planned for Netbeans 10+
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:58:21 GMT
Visa is paranoid about security.
I cannot run anything downloaded from the web unless it went through tech governance approval
and certification.
There is a daemon on a system that enforces it.
Certification group won’t accept software without installer.
I pushed NB10 through Tech Governance approval and after that was able to bypass certs by
installing IDE in my home directory on Windows machine.
I wasn’t able to do it on Mac.

From: Leo Donahue <donahulf2@gmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 4:47 PM
To: "Greenberg, Gary" <ggreenbe@visa.com>
Cc: "users@netbeans.apache.org" <users@netbeans.apache.org>
Subject: Re: Are installers planned for Netbeans 10+


On Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 15:14 Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com<mailto:ggreenbe@visa.com>>
wrote:
I certainly can unzip the file.
Problem that due to company’s security constraints I cannot run any downloaded application.
I have to submit it for security assessment, but won’t accept it without installer.

But the Netbeans zip is no different than a war fille.

What are they afraid of?

From: Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com.INVALID>
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:15 AM
To: "Greenberg, Gary" <ggreenbe@visa.com<mailto:ggreenbe@visa.com>>
Cc: "users@netbeans.apache.org<mailto:users@netbeans.apache.org>" <users@netbeans.apache.org<mailto:users@netbeans.apache.org>>
Subject: Re: Are installers planned for Netbeans 10+

Yes, there’s a PR for that.

No JDK will be included and no JRE, since these are GPL licensed.

Personally though I don’t get why a developer, even a complete newbie, can’t unzip a zip
file and create a shortcut. That said, yes, installer is in the works.

Gj

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com<mailto:ggreenbe@visa.com>>
wrote:
Is there are any plans to add installers for Mac (.dmg) and Windows (.msi) into Netbeans distribution?
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