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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-26 18:48:28

David Abrahams wrote:
> Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Pablo Aguilar wrote:
>>>>>>The reason I chose not to do it as an installer, is because I'm far
>>>>>>more comfortable with developing GUIs with say, BCB, than I am with
>>>>>>the installer programs I've tried.
>>>>Well .. the commercial installers take care of a lot of common issues that
>>>>occur, adding a layer of reliability and tested code for the common
>>>>tasks of
>>>>installing files, editing paths, registry, and displaying a familar user
>>>>interface. Are you really sure you'd want to stray off the beaten
>>>>path here?
>>Take a look at Inno Setup:
>>It's the one I used to create:
> Is there documentation that describes what that does?

No, since it's only experimental, hence why it's in the sandbox ;-) But
a one line description for what it currently does: "It installs
pre-built binaries of the various Boost tools."

> Should we be
> advertising it on the Boost site?

Not unless some one, other than me, is prepared to support it. I made it
as I was in the middle of following the disparate instructions on
installing/setup to use Boost.Book and figured I would encapsulate the
experience in a more repeatable and useful form.

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