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Forum: NSIS Discussion 11th December 2001, 15:43
Replies: 3
Views: 2,147
Posted By Edgewize
To be perfectly honest, this is a bit of a pain...

To be perfectly honest, this is a bit of a pain regardless of what installer you use. There are all sorts of version conflicts and possible future scenarios that make replacing MSVCRT.DLL a very...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 25th October 2001, 13:11
Replies: 1
Views: 1,178
Posted By Edgewize
Not yet, but with the new integer and registry...

Not yet, but with the new integer and registry functions in NSIS 1.60, you should be able to write this functionality yourself and make it a function.

The ability to manipulate numbers is very new...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 22nd October 2001, 18:23
Replies: 17
Views: 3,166
Posted By Edgewize
The Verifying... text is displayed before the EXE...

The Verifying... text is displayed before the EXE has been parsed and the string table loaded, so it might not be possible using the current method.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 22nd October 2001, 07:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By Edgewize
The new NSIS 1.60beta versions have support for...

The new NSIS 1.60beta versions have support for the general-purpose funcions, FileRead, FileWrite, FileSeek, etc. I think that they will work for you, though it may take a bit of time to write the...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 22nd October 2001, 05:35
Replies: 12
Views: 2,111
Posted By Edgewize
There is the obvious problem of what will happen...

There is the obvious problem of what will happen if the user doesn't have the Flash 5 plugin.

I'd stay away from glitzy splash screens, personally, since they just distract the user. If he...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 22nd October 2001, 05:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Edgewize
That's C-sharp, not C-bang :) C-bang would be...

That's C-sharp, not C-bang :) C-bang would be "C!"

And I would stay away from it if I were you. It's basically Java, but without the cross-platform compatibility. Microsoft got its official...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 22nd October 2001, 05:07
Replies: 17
Views: 3,166
Posted By Edgewize
DOH!

Hah, Justin beat me to it :p

Check out the example .NSH files in NSIS 1.60beta2
Forum: NSIS Discussion 21st October 2001, 22:52
Replies: 17
Views: 3,166
Posted By Edgewize
Thanks for the offer :) I've got this one...

Thanks for the offer :) I've got this one covered, though. I once did something like it for my own program so I have a great example to work off.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 21st October 2001, 22:47
Replies: 5
Views: 2,140
Posted By Edgewize
Quite frankly, if the end user is smart enough to...

Quite frankly, if the end user is smart enough to know where he wants the program group to go, he is smart enough to move it there.

If the user doesn't understand the relationship between the...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 21st October 2001, 20:35
Replies: 17
Views: 3,166
Posted By Edgewize
Right now I have MakeNSIS add the localized...

Right now I have MakeNSIS add the localized strings to the internal string table with pre-defined ID numbers, and then the EXE header extracts them before running .onInit and uses them instead of the...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 20th October 2001, 20:39
Replies: 20
Views: 3,172
Posted By Edgewize
Edgewize

Well that solves the DLL version-test problem for good, I think :)

GetDLLVersion on the downloaded file, GetDLLVersion on the Windows\System file, compare with IntCmpU, and replace as necessary.
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Forum: NSIS Discussion 19th October 2001, 06:40
Replies: 17
Views: 3,166
Posted By Edgewize
Better solution - runtime string loading. ...

Better solution - runtime string loading. Probably with a new optional .NSI directive for language pack files.

I will come up with a very generic low-overhead solution for this tonight. I'm...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 19th October 2001, 06:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,497
Posted By Edgewize
A much better fix for the user is to disable the...

A much better fix for the user is to disable the stupid smooth scrolling feature to begin with. TweakUI (downloadable from Microsoft's site, it might be on your Windows CD, poke around...) has a...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 18th October 2001, 07:11
Replies: 20
Views: 3,172
Posted By Edgewize
Hrm, I must correct myself here. What I was...

Hrm, I must correct myself here. What I was expressing before was a combination of frustrations with the Win32 API, Justin's EXEHEAD script parsing, and the CompareDLLVersions command. With the new...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 1st August 2001, 05:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,710
Posted By Edgewize
Unless I am mistaken, a COM object is just...

Unless I am mistaken, a COM object is just another form of an OLE/ActiveX DLL. You should be able to register it with the RegDLL command. If not, I have no idea :/ Probably something that involves...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 1st August 2001, 05:36
Replies: 5
Views: 2,506
Posted By Edgewize
'ExecShell "install" "blah.inf"' should do the...

'ExecShell "install" "blah.inf"' should do the trick
Forum: NSIS Discussion 31st July 2001, 01:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2,125
Posted By Edgewize
Uh-oh, we have a literalist. Check the...

Uh-oh, we have a literalist.

Check the documentation that came with NSIS for the appropriate WriteReg.... functions to use, there are several with slightly different names depending on what kind...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 28th July 2001, 21:03
Replies: 5
Views: 2,125
Posted By Edgewize
Hrm ... I think that those aren't strings but...

Hrm ... I think that those aren't strings but dwords and raw data.

Look at the other WriteRegBleh functions. Same idea.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 27th July 2001, 22:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By Edgewize
I'm not sure exactly, but the idea is to create a...

I'm not sure exactly, but the idea is to create a .onInit function that reads the directory into the $INSTDIR variable.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 23rd July 2001, 17:19
Replies: 23
Views: 4,865
Posted By Edgewize
I've been working on a replacement script syntax...

I've been working on a replacement script syntax for NSIS, basically more of the same token-parsing but with a consistant syntax. I have to say that a full-fledged scriptable langage sounds...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 20th July 2001, 05:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By Edgewize
I still don't understand why anyone would *want*...

I still don't understand why anyone would *want* a 'melt-on-run' option?

Every time I come up with a reason for it, I just as quickly come up with a reason why it is a bad idea.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 19th July 2001, 18:33
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By Edgewize
Simple: Delete /REBOOTOK installer.exe ...

Simple:

Delete /REBOOTOK installer.exe

The only trick is that you have to know the path and file name of your own installer ... that's a tricky bit I can't figure out yet.
Forum: NSIS Discussion 16th July 2001, 16:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By Edgewize
Temporary solution: use my modified version of...

Temporary solution: use my modified version of 1.44 and the new Section /UNCHECKED flag. http://edgewize.cjb.net/

Alternate solution: install the NSIS source code (or my source code for 1.44e)...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 1st July 2001, 20:34
Replies: 21
Views: 3,594
Posted By Edgewize
I'm pulling out of my next e-series release,...

I'm pulling out of my next e-series release, because keeping compatibility with NSIS is starting to become a real issue.

Instead, I am glad to announce development of a NSIS derivative, code-named...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 1st July 2001, 12:48
Replies: 21
Views: 3,594
Posted By Edgewize
Yes I changed it to Edgewize NSIS 1.44e, but not...

Yes I changed it to Edgewize NSIS 1.44e, but not for selfish reasons (at least I don't think so...)

I wanted some way to see how many people were using it, so I changed the version string. I...
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