[PC-BSD Dev] Test of PBI Installer V4

carlos antonio neira bustos cneirabustos at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 06:50:45 PST 2008

this weekend im gonna try it.

On Jan 9, 2008 2:11 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:

> Hey everybody!
> I just wanted to see if anybody would be willing to test out the new
> features of the PBI installer version 4. I've created a sample PBI of
> Wormux using this new version:
> http://www.pcbsd.org/~kris/Wormux0.7.9-PV1.pbi<http://www.pcbsd.org/%7Ekris/Wormux0.7.9-PV1.pbi>
> Here's whats changed with V4:
> --------------
> * The installer has a new wizard page, which does two things:
>   - Allows you to specify the installation directory for your application
>   - Displays the required disk space for the app, and available on your
> partition
> * Used an internal MD5 checksum to confirm the package data is good
> * The try icon is now set to the default icon for the application during
>    the installation process.
> -------------
> What I really need tested the most is the space checker, and installing
> to different partitions. I've tested it out a bit here, but I don't have
> a lot of different systems to try it out on :) The installer should be
> smart enough to not let you choose an invalid or non-writable directory.
> I also don't allow some directories such as /tmp, /dev, /boot to be used.
> Anyway, please let me know what you find while playing with this
> application. Once any bugs are fixed, I will work on a release of it,
> and use this version on the PBI auto-build server. Also, I will be
> uploading the translation files to Pootle, and letting our translators
> know to take a crack at translation as well.
> Thanks!
> --
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> http://www.pcbsd.com
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