[Spambayes] Packaging the installation
Tue Nov 26 13:55:16 2002
>>I also suspect that the average Windows or Mac user may tolerate having
>>to install Python before they can use the Whiz-Bam-Anti-Spam tool, but
>>that said user will probably not tolerate installing Python and ZODB.
>Actually, I doubt this will fly. We will need to create a
>and a "one click" installer. This should be interesting <wink>. Good
>excuse to look at how these Python distribution tools have progressed
> I've done some limited work in this space already. Nothing usable but --
> I'd reccomend anyone pursuing this to use the McMillan Installer
> (http://www.mcmillan-inc.com/install1.html). I have used py2exe for other
> projects, but COM support in py2exe is not as robust.
> Not that I got Installer to actually build the Outlook addin, either,
> but I suspect that it would be a morning's work for someone with the
> inclination to tackle it.
We use InstallShield at work to make the packaging for our software.
I might be able to squeeze some time and do it for Spambayes for windows.
But I won't be able to test it since I'm not using Outlook.
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