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From "Martin van den Bemt" <m...@mvdb.com>
Subject RE: ~rant~ Docs, user list, etc.
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2001 14:33:01 GMT
MSI is used by office 2000, which runs well as from win 98 (probably also
win95, but that thing is 6 years old ;-)) . (it needs to install itself
first, if not present).
NT 4 doesn't also come with the MSI pre-installed. As from win me and 2000
it's part of the default install.

Mvgr,
Martin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: GOMEZ Henri [mailto:hgomez@slib.fr]
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 7:56 AM
> To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: ~rant~ Docs, user list, etc.
>
>
> >> Or maybe a configuration validation program that does more
> >than just check
> >> syntax (a la httpd's)?
> >
> >I like this idea - but more usefull would be a simple
> >InstallShield ( or
> >whatever ) installer for windows
>
> We could use the NullSoft install system instead of InstallShield.
> HTTP team use MSI (Microsoft Software Installer) but I'm not sure
> it's available on all Windows release (may be just WinNT/Win2K)
>
> >( the RPMs on linux are magic, soon I
> >might forget how to install :-), maybe for other platforms ( since most
> >installers can now generate cross platform things ).
>
> We should add a DEB (Debian package) and PKG used by Solaris.
> If there is people on the list who have to .deg/.pkg, may we
> suggest them send their build file. I could commit the .spec
> for RPM building with it's companion files (patches, init...)
>
> What about adding that in subdirs in tomcat src/build/pkg : ?
>
> jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg
> jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/DEB	(debian packaging)
> jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/RPMS	(redhat packaging)
> jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/MSI	(microsoft install system)
> jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/NIS  (nullsoft install system)
> jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/PKG  (solaris pkg system)
>
>


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