Opened 11 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#604 closed task (duplicate)

Windows installer: use WiX

Reported by: simonmar Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: 6.6.1
Component: Build System Version: None
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: Test Case: N/A
Blocked By: Blocking:
Related Tickets: Differential Revisions:

Description (last modified by simonmar)

Use WiX to build windows installers, automate the process as much as possible.

Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by simonmar

  • Component changed from None to Build System
  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by simonmar

  • Architecture set to Unknown
  • difficulty set to Difficult (1 week)
  • Operating System set to Unknown

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Neil Mitchell

I have written an installer for WinHugs, which could easily be adapted to GHC.

The plus points of this are:

  • Entirely automated build - you can make a distribution using only zip and cat tools
  • Can make a windows installer from a Unix platform with ease
  • Can ship one installer, which can be opened by zip programs, for those with particular requirements.

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by igloo

  • Milestone set to 6.6.1
  • Test Case set to N/A

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by simonmar

  • Priority changed from normal to low

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by guest

  • Resolution changed from None to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Bug 916 is more general than this bug - this bug is just one option, that bug is the whole problem.

comment:7 Changed 6 years ago by simonmar

  • Architecture changed from Unknown to Unknown/Multiple

comment:8 Changed 6 years ago by simonmar

  • Operating System changed from Unknown to Unknown/Multiple

comment:9 Changed 5 years ago by simonmar

  • difficulty changed from Difficult (1 week) to Difficult (2-5 days)
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