Tell me way oh way is the winamp installer so big.
It uses NSIS v1.45
I thought it was just Ryan Geiss's Nullsoft releases (Milkdrop, etc) that were using the old version without the bzip etc compressing. We have saved about 50% on the size of the install for MilkDrop with this.
Many text files is mostly the reason for but with all the AVS presets (text agian) in the Winamp install surely it will knock a few hundred K of the size of the install.
This will surely make everyone happy downloaders and winamp web admin/ISP too. With the something like 100 million downloads of WA a few hundred K will mount up.
Since I have discovered NSIS I have been spreading the word to the rest of the WA plug-in community and now more use NSIS with bzip or similar super compression. But WA does not.?!?!?!
bzip and similar compression came in the lot later v1.90 did it not.
Does anyone know why not? Surely someone has noticed this before??!?!?!?!?!?!?! OR am I the first one. Or am I just stupid??
A I have NSIS limited to just above ZIP2EXE convertor could any tset this and see if it is much smaller or not with the super compression types.
PS It is soooooooo obviously I have a 56K modem.