[PATCH 1/4] wineaddon.cpl: Added initial Wine Add-ons Manager stub.

Jacek Caban jacek at codeweavers.com
Mon Dec 6 13:21:01 CST 2010

On 12/6/10 8:13 PM, Hans Leidekker wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 19:15 +0100, Jacek Caban wrote:
>> Let's make it clear, what's the plan:
>> The first step is moving the code to the right place (I will send
>> patches moving it to appwiz.cpl). On the next Gecko release, we will
>> change it to use MSI file and all goodies of more standard installation.
>> Meantime we need some improvements. I know that André is looking at
>> required 7zip improvements and Hans has looked at MSI file creation. I'm
> I wrote a simple tool that allows you to build an installer database
> from .idt files.

Sounds great, thanks.

> Note that it's a winelib program, so using it will make
> Wine a build dependency of your project.

That's fine with me. I believe that distros will be able to cope with it 
as well.

> What improvements are needed for 7zip? It seems to work fine here, I can
> use both the Windows and the Linux version to create self-extracting
> archives for Windows.

That's exactly the problem of creating Windows self-extracting archives 
on Linux. How do you do that?


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