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Re: Windows installer


On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Bo Thorsen <bo@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have been looking at getting our binary windows distribution back on
> track. One of the options would be to create the zip file like we did
> earlier.
> Another way would be to create a proper windows installer. For this, there
> are several options: NSIS, WIX, etc. I spent a bit of time investigating the
> CPack parts of CMake. And during the investigation, I managed to pretty much
> write an entire installer. It was quite easy.

As said by others, we want both Zip file and installer. Zip file
should be easy (what was done in the beta releases was just to
manually build and zip) so this is the first task to complete in your

> The question is what direction to continue in. I'd appreciate some feedback
> on this, because I'm not certain if it's the right way to go. It has been
> pretty easy so far, so I'm pretty happy to continue with it.
> IMHO, the most important thing not implemented in this installer yet is to
> set up MariaDB as a service.

Regarding updates, this is not planned for the first iteration:


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