Hi, On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 13:40 -0200, Sidnei da Silva wrote: > On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 10:27:25AM -0500, Jim Fulton wrote: > | >The installers do not require much Windows expertise. In fact, they > | >require a lot of 'makefile' expertise right now, and some Inno Setup > | >expertise, not much else. > | > | Sorry, Inno Setup is a windows installation builder. I consider this > | windows expertise. > > You don't have to know how to operate Inno Setup for building a > installer though. It pretty much boils down to editing the makefiles > to contain the proper version number and typing 'make'. I would > consider that automated enough. What about adding a target that does > this into the buildbot so we get nightly installers?
You have to know Inno. I took care for the Windows builds for a while and it was a large pain to get it started. I'm not a natural windows hacker, although I was developing on windows some years ago and know my way around. Additionally the whole cludge (was/is) very fragile so that new releases pretty reliably required tweaking the build environment. As Tim said one day: You need to work/develop on windows on a daily basis to be able to cut releases for it. I'd second this for any platform actually. Christian -- gocept gmbh & co. kg - forsterstraße 29 - 06112 halle/saale - germany www.gocept.com - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - phone +49 345 122 9889 7 - fax +49 345 122 9889 1 - zope and plone consulting and development
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