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Forum: NSIS Discussion 27th April 2010, 14:40
Replies: 17
Views: 9,416
Posted By mgillespie
And this was precisely the reason we decided on a...

And this was precisely the reason we decided on a change deep down at file writing level, as it works regardless of how the file is added to the installer :-)
Forum: NSIS Discussion 16th April 2010, 07:47
Replies: 17
Views: 9,416
Posted By mgillespie
Sorry to bump an old thread, but I did have...

Sorry to bump an old thread, but I did have something to contribute.

We are using quite an old version of NSIS, (2.14), with some custom modifications to the NSIS code to provide a primitive (but...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 8th February 2010, 21:57
Replies: 6
Views: 6,937
Posted By mgillespie
Grrr, the documentation needs updating, I just...

Grrr, the documentation needs updating, I just wasted ages on this exact problem.

"nsDialogs doesn't use INI files, so it's way faster than InstallOptions."

Wrong, it's a total pain in the...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 20th April 2009, 16:31
Replies: 1
Views: 1,569
Posted By mgillespie
COM Port plugin

Anyone know of a NSIS plugin that can read and write data to a serial com port during installation?

I'll write one myself if I have to, but I thought I would check I was not reinventing the wheel...
Forum: Classic Skins 15th April 2006, 15:11
Replies: 7
Views: 3,163
Posted By mgillespie
Having the same problems.. Remind me not to...

Having the same problems..

Remind me not to use AOL as a ISP.. Not a good impression...
Forum: Skin and Plug-in Rip Reporting for Removal 10th April 2006, 13:11
Replies: 4
Views: 8,824
Posted By mgillespie
The bizzare part is, if I want to include my...

The bizzare part is, if I want to include my server-side stuff, I have to make the installer MORE complicated. the ZIP with a Plugin installer inside is, in this case, a simpler approach.

I...
Forum: Skin and Plug-in Rip Reporting for Removal 10th April 2006, 08:46
Replies: 4
Views: 8,824
Posted By mgillespie
The problem is, I have done an installer for the...

The problem is, I have done an installer for the plugin, but I see no sense installing the server side PHP files, as they are exactly that, server side, as in not used on the desktop machine.

I...
Forum: Skin and Plug-in Rip Reporting for Removal 7th April 2006, 08:41
Replies: 4
Views: 8,824
Posted By mgillespie
Plugin rejected :-(

Hi, I just the following email back, about my plugin submission:



The problem is, the plugin has accompanying server-side PHP scripts which are part of it, which I cannot obviously bundle with...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 21st March 2006, 21:21
Replies: 15
Views: 9,370
Posted By mgillespie
I think they mean deploying to many desktops from...

I think they mean deploying to many desktops from a central admin command.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 21st March 2006, 15:47
Replies: 15
Views: 9,370
Posted By mgillespie
it seems the ONLY advantage MSI has over NSIS, is...

it seems the ONLY advantage MSI has over NSIS, is the network install. Now if only the devs had some ideas on how to overcome this...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 21st March 2006, 14:15
Replies: 15
Views: 9,370
Posted By mgillespie
News: Firefox 2 to use NSIS Installer.

Seems Mozilla are switching to NSIS to distribute Firefox 2.

http://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox2/StatusMeetings/2006-02-07#Installer

Opera have just switched to InstallShield MSI for the Opera 9...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 7th March 2006, 08:15
Replies: 0
Views: 1,810
Posted By mgillespie
Windows Defender Beta 2, detects NSIS files as spyware

Signature 1.14.1288.5

Detects startmenu.dll is containing Yazzle Sudoku spyware. This is obviosly not the case.

I have informed Microsoft. As a check, can anyone else confirm this is true?
Forum: NSIS Discussion 3rd March 2006, 08:42
Replies: 34
Views: 20,080
Posted By mgillespie
The 3 biggest advantages we have seen, switching...

The 3 biggest advantages we have seen, switching from IS Pro to NSIS are:

1) stability. Our installs are reliable, and bug free
2) Developer deployment time. Developers can build their own...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 1st March 2006, 13:30
Replies: 34
Views: 20,080
Posted By mgillespie
I was in your shoes about 2 years ago. The...

I was in your shoes about 2 years ago.

The company I work for, used to rely soley on InstallShield Professional to deploy our products, but it was causing so many problems for both developers and...
Forum: Winamp Development 27th February 2006, 08:37
Replies: 7
Views: 2,870
Posted By mgillespie
Seems to be lacking in documentation. How would...

Seems to be lacking in documentation. How would I use jnetlib to achieve what I want? Do I compile this as a lib, and link to it? what methods do I use to HTTP POST?

Is there any sample code...
Forum: Winamp Development 26th February 2006, 23:39
Replies: 7
Views: 2,870
Posted By mgillespie
HTTP Post

I am writing my 1st WinAmp plugin, and I need it to post data to a PHP webpage script, using HTTP form post data.

What would be the easiest method to implement this? Suggestions welcome ':-)
...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 13th February 2006, 11:12
Replies: 1
Views: 3,313
Posted By mgillespie
OK, sorted it, Python install did not add itself...

OK, sorted it, Python install did not add itself to the path enviroment...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 13th February 2006, 11:08
Replies: 1
Views: 3,313
Posted By mgillespie
problems with scons on Windows

rebasing our custom NSIS, on 2.14 (it's currently NSIS 2.05), and having problems.

I am used to the MSVC project files, which no longer exist. I have read the compiling chapter in the manual,...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 13th February 2006, 09:08
Replies: 24
Views: 12,646
Posted By mgillespie
I don't believe this to be true. There are quite...

I don't believe this to be true. There are quite a few 32bit installers, that correctly install x64 applications. The installer does itself not need to be 64bit.

Infact, there are major...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 21st November 2005, 18:00
Replies: 30
Views: 26,171
Posted By mgillespie
Perfect. Thanks.

Perfect. Thanks.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 20th November 2005, 13:57
Replies: 30
Views: 26,171
Posted By mgillespie
Does anyone have any example ModernUI code that...

Does anyone have any example ModernUI code that uses this locate plugin?

I want to locate several files, and present the user with a way of selecing one of them.

How would I go about doing this?
Forum: NSIS Discussion 12th October 2005, 10:57
Replies: 1
Views: 2,515
Posted By mgillespie
NSIS detected as a virus.

The NSIS installer used for this project, has a user complaining it's got a virus.

http://www.twonkyvision.de/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1584#1584

Is this a known problem with this AV Prackage?...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 26th July 2005, 18:00
Replies: 12
Views: 8,788
Posted By mgillespie
Thanks, using MUI_PAGE_CUSTOMFUNCTION_PRE fixed...

Thanks, using MUI_PAGE_CUSTOMFUNCTION_PRE fixed the appearing item (redraw) problem.

I just have the grey border problem to fix now....

See attached screenshot.

(PS I am adding more end page...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 24th July 2005, 19:02
Replies: 12
Views: 8,788
Posted By mgillespie
Modifying my finish page.

I need to modify my finish page. I having some problems thou..

at the start of my script, I define that I want to call a custom pre page, before showing the finish page.

!define...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 8th July 2005, 16:43
Replies: 2
Views: 3,661
Posted By mgillespie
Using PSPad as a NSIS editor

I know there already IDE's for NSIS, but having a seperate IDE for every language sucks.

I like PSPad (http://www.pspad.com/en/), it's free and very customisable.. It has a NSIS highligher...
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