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Re: ODBC Snapshot Installer (for Dave Page)

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Robert Treat" <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,<anthony(dot)caduto(at)micorp(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ODBC Snapshot Installer (for Dave Page)
Date: 2004-10-10 20:08:55
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Treat [mailto:xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net] 
> Sent: 09 October 2004 05:32
> To: anthony(dot)caduto(at)micorp(dot)com; Dave Page
> Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [ODBC] ODBC Snapshot Installer (for Dave Page)
> Dave,  
> Unless someone else is willing to step up and do regular msi 
> based updates, I think it might be worth having Anthony do 
> regular development releases via inno. Just consider it as an 
> alternative packaging, and when you're ready to do a stable 
> release you can look into getting the msi installer updated.  
> While I'm not convinced that inno is any better than msi, 
> unless it is going to cause trouble for end users, istm the 
> value of taking something off your 
> already over-crowded plate is something that can't be overlooked.   

Hi Robert,

Building the installer is not an issue - it takes me about 5 minutes to
package a new release for Windows (Unix actually takes a lot longer). I
don't do snapshot builds in installer packages purely because I don't
want it to ever seem like they're supported for mass rollout or general

Regards, Dave.


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