Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 4191] Wireshark Portable installer outdated
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 11:31:42 -0800 (PST)

--- Comment #12 from Gerald Combs <[email protected]> 2010-12-15 11:31:40 PST ---
(In reply to comment #10)
> Personally I'm now running NSIS 2.46 from
> http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page, but the Windows-XP-x86 buildbot is
> currently using v2.44.  If we need the Unicode NSIS (I got it from
> http://www.scratchpaper.com/) for PortableApps, then either we need to have
> both versions installed and get them to "play nice" together with some new
> setting in config.nmake (MAKENSIS and UMAKENSIS, for example), or we just
> switch to Unicode NSIS for creating all the Windows installers (normal, U3 and
> PortableApps).  IMO, I think it's better and easier to only require one.  But
> if that's the case - switch to Unicode NSIS for all installers - then why
> bother with the PA.c Installer?  Is there some other compelling reason to do
> so?  Unfortunately, it seems that Unicode NSIS still doesn't include the
> FindProc.dll by default, so we'll still need to download it separately.  I
> don't think that alone is a compelling enough reason to require both Unicode
> NSIS and PA.c Installer though.

It looks like Unicode NSIS installs into "c:\Program Files\NSIS\Unicode" by
default. Could we add a "MAKENSIS_UNICODE" definition to config.nmake and
require it for the PA package?

I upgraded NSIS on the XP to 2.46 and installed NSIS Unicode 2.46.

> > When :)  You'll get your own page on PortableApps.com at the URL you mentioned.
> >  You'd release it just as you do now on your own servers and we'll link to it
> > and update that link as you release each new version, also announcing it to our
> > users via RSS/twitter/facebook and our updater.  We keep a database of all apps
> > for our updater and it'll use your server as well.  We'll monitor your RSS feed
> > for update announcements and typically have it posted on our page the same day.
> >  We can even link into your downloads on your site from your own users to help
> > keep stats and show you properly in the 'popular apps' charts we'll be
> > debuting.  You can have as many versions as you'd like on your site, we
> > typically only show the current release on PA.c.
> I like your optimism!  All of this sounds good to me.  Gerald et al may have
> other questions/concerns.

John, we have a PAD file at http://www.wireshark.org/wireshark-pad.xml for the
Win32 installer which is updated as part of the release process. I can add one
for the PA package if it helps.

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