Old 26th February 2013, 13:55   #1
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Outfile with ^Name

Hi,

just tried to define the outfile like that:

code:

Name MyInstaller
!define VERSION 1.0.0

OutFile $(^Name)_${VERSION}.exe



However the name of the outfile is:
$(^Name)_1.0.0.exe

If I use $(^Name) later in the code it is correctly printing the name. Any ideas?
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Old 26th February 2013, 14:48   #2
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$(^Name) is a special language string therefore it is only evaluated at run time. You must use a define instead.

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Old 3rd March 2013, 07:17   #3
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And if you think about it, it doesn't really make sense. How can one resulting executable have a different filename for all the different languages you support?

You're probably looking for a define.

code:
!define PRODUCT_NAME MyCoolProduct
Name "${PRODUCT_NAME}"
OutFile "${PRODUCT_NAME}_v1.0.exe"


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