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Re: Zim 0.69.1 for Windows released


Thank you for providing even portable windows binaries!

Since I'm on a locked down PC without admin rights, I depend on those

Thanks again,


Am Mo., 25. Feb. 2019 um 04:13 Uhr schrieb Brendan Kidwell <snarf@xxxxxxxxx

> Zim for Windows package home page:
> https://zim.glump.net/windows/
> * includes sha256sums and GPG certs by me signing the builds
> RSS feed:
> https://zim.glump.net/windows/news/?format=rss
> Desktop installer:
> https://zim.glump.net/site/assets/files/1096/zim-desktop-wiki-setup-0_69_1.exe
> (17MiB)
> Portable installer:
> https://zim.glump.net/site/assets/files/1095/zim-desktop-wiki-portable-0_69_1.exe
> (17MiB)
> These two installers listed above were built by me, tonight. I got an
> email or two from Jaap and/or someone else offering help building 0.69 for
> Windows. If someone actually finished that process and reached out to me
> with a finished build, and I missed it, then I'm sorry I dropped the ball.
> This will probably be the last release built on Python 2 and GTK 2, unless
> there is another 0.69.x upstream release from Jaap.
> ----
> There is currently no official Windows build of Zim Desktop Wiki 0.70. A
> new packaging process needs to be built that takes into account: using
> Python 3 instead of Python 2; using GTK 3 instead of GTK 2; dropping Py2exe
> and probably switching to Pyinstaller.
> I will get to this in the next few months, or you can help me out and take
> over the packaging process. If you decide to help, please have the goal
> designing at least a partially automated process where the release manager
> will perform some steps in the build doc and get the same result every time
> they build that version of the upstream source. You may be able to crib
> some of the packaging process from the 0.69 Python 2 branch, particularly
> the use of NSIS for installing and portable launching.
> Brendan Kidwell
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