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From Matthias Seidel <>
Subject Re: Status on 4.2.0?
Date Sat, 03 Mar 2018 18:04:00 GMT
Hi Pedro,

Am 03.03.2018 um 16:55 schrieb Pedro Lino:
>> Technically seen:
>>     To unpack the installation files and to start the installation with MSI.
>>     Historically seen:
>>     I don't know! ;-)
> The nsis installer extracts and runs the MSVC runtime libraries installer before running
the AOO installer. Since AOO is compiled with MSVC it requires these libraries are installed

No, NSIS just unpacks the files and calls setup.exe.
The MSI installer then installs MSVC runtime first before proceeding. ;-)

Regards, Matthias

>  I don't know how TDF got rid of that step  but possibly they are including the MSVC
libraries needed in the program folder?
> Maybe AOO can do the same and skip the nsis installer?

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