[Project_owners] xulrunner projects and 3rd party installers
rvj at rolemodels.net
Wed Mar 21 10:32:12 PST 2007
OK I probably have misunderstood the xulrunner documentation but I
understand it to mean that one (or other ) of the current shareware
installers would be used to automatically build installation scripts ?
I assume this means automatically building an installation dialog similar to
the one which is currently used to install FireFox 2 ( installshield like
I would like to create a custom installation dialogue (possibly based on
XUL functionality) but I am unclear what potential installation alternatives
"Philip Chee" <philip.chee at gmail.com> wrote in message
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> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007 15:51:40 -0000, r.v.johnson wrote:
>> Given that some of the projects on mozdev may become xulrunner
>> maybe mozdev could provide some expertise/feedback in this area
>> particularly the use of third party installer (nsis and msi)
>> from the comments I have have read regarding installers and potential
>> corruption, it looks like this is likely to be a non trivial task
> I'm not sure why you need a third party installer. Once mozilla.org
> fixes the bug to give xulrunner a targetApplication ID, surely all you
> would need to do is to update your install.rdf with an additional arc
> for "xulrunner"? That's what zeniko and I are planning for Console^2
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