[sword-devel] BibleTime Windows and Mac packages
greg.hellings at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 07:54:12 MST 2009
On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Martin Zibricky <mzibricky at gmail.com> wrote:
> win32 installer:
> - is it feasible to use language according to system locale?
> - does cpack allow for nsis to choose language for installation?
For the installer - I saw no such options with CPack. There is a way
to insert custom NSIS commands, so if you know of a method of doing
this with NSIS, then I can probably just toss in the custom command to
> You've used ansi nsis. Is it possible to use unicode nsis with cpack?
I thought that the NSIS I had installed was the Unicode version, but
I'll download the Unicode from their site and install it. How can I
check to be sure that what I have is Unicode and the installer is
> - what compression was used for the installer? lzma?
I believe that this is the default when using CPack. Why do you ask?
> _ supports cpack font installation? In Xiphos we experienced some issues
> when displaying text. It was necessary to include some fonts with
Again, even if CPack doesn't directly have a font installation
mechanism, we can add custom NSIS commands and install anything you
need. Any suggestions of fonts that should be used?
> - could it be possible with cpack somehow realize:
> * localized licenses, based on language selection
Again, that depends on the multi-language support of CPack. However,
the GPL is only "official" in English, if I recall correctly. I just
pointed to the official license file in the BibleTime bundle for the
> * custom text field for release notes
I can probably add that to the installer -- where do you think this
would be useful? I'm not a fan of seeing that in installers I use, I
generally think to myself, "All this info was on the website and I
looked at what I wanted to see there, why would I want it in the
installer itself?" But if other people generally want it, I can add
> * install some files to folder shared by all users
> (e.g. appdata - C:\users\martin\appdata\roaming)
That's certainly possible - but what would I install there?
> Martin Zibricky
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