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From "Athar Shiraz Siddiqui" <atharshi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Writing Installer for James
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2008 02:15:46 GMT
I appreciate your suggestion but I think we should try to do things
the apache way -using installshield FIRST and then if there are
hurdles we should go with this NSIS installer. Unless someone has any
objections to this.

On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Ole Ersoy <ole.ersoy@gmail.com> wrote:
> If you use this:
>
> http://nsis.sourceforge.net/
>
> Then life becomes a lot easier for the James team, since it's open source,
> hence less red tape.
>
> According to the ApacheDS documentation:
> http://cwiki.apache.org/DIRxSBOX/draft-apache-ds-installers-documentation.html
>
> The installer can be run on any OS (Linux, OS X, etc.).
>
> I think ApacheDS also has this wrapped in a maven mojo and incorporated into
> the build process.  The same approach is used to build installers for
> Solaris, Linux, etc. so it's a good baseline to work off of.  I'm sure the
> James project would appreciate something that is simple to maintain and is
> generated as an artifact of the build process.
>
> Cheers,
> - Ole

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