I downloaded and ran the new installer.
It seems to have worked, I used the Install in versioned directory
option and it created a new folder called 3.0.4 with two sub folders:
include and vc2005, the vc2005 has two sub folders Debug and Release
with the dll and lib file copied into them.
I am not sure which versions of the dll and libs it copied as I have two
separate builds the standard build and a Windows Forms version (compiled
Warren Young wrote:
> <div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">MySQL++'s
> install.bat sux, primarily because batch files suck.
> So, I've been looking a technology I could use to replace it that was
> powerful enough to let me make a smarter installer, but which wasn't
> overkill. I wasn't willing to use anything that required a
> compilation step, for example. And I wanted a GUI, if at all possible.
> Turns out, there's something built into Windows since at least the
> Win2K days that does this: HTML Applications. Kinda like Adobe AIR,
> only with, like, an 8 year head start. (The fable of the tortoise and
> the hare comes to mind at this point.) HTA isn't as powerful as AIR,
> but it's just about ideal for this.
> The new installer works here, but I'd like to have a few people test
> it on their systems before I release it as part of MySQL++ v3.0.5.
> You can download the current version here:
> Copy it to the directory you unpacked MySQL++ into, and just
> double-click it to run it. Operation should be self-explanatory.
> It's just a text file (a variant of HTML, actually) so you can open it
> and see how it works. The only tricky bit is that it uses an ActiveX
> object to do the file operations:
> It *could* totally roach your hard drive. Caveat hacker.