Guide for creating new AppInstall tests
smls75 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 09:12:11 CST 2009
thank you for your reply. I'll give it another try.
Btw, I do realise that some questions of the step-by-step list I gave
at the end are already (at least partially) answered in various places
- this was intended more as an outline of how a step-by-step guide
useful to users with no prior experience could be added to the wiki
Your answeres already made the process much clearer to me...
One thing though:
>> - on Windows: how to properly test-run/debug the new script
> By running it a few times and making sure nothing fails ;-).
So you need to run
and then check
>> - on Windows: how to get all those checksums
> There's not an easy way on windows, without installing cygwin. This is
> explained in the wiki.
It explains it for Linux, I was hoping there would be a way to get the
checksums of the files generated on Windows, without copying them to
Linux first... Well, too bad...
> If someone would volunteer to help with the documentation
> (by proofing it, making sure I didn't leave steps out, etc.), it would
> help greatly.
If I manage to get it working now, maybe I can help with the
documantation (by providing a user's perspective)...
In any case, having a step-by-step howto of the actual process (as
outlined in my first email) would already be a great improvement
compared to having to collect the various bits of information from all
One more thing: There should probably be a link to the AppInstall wiki
page at http://www.winehq.org/contributing and maybe other places...
(right now, it seems to be linked to only from the archived WWN
article, which makes it not so easy to discover for users...)
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