[cvsnt] Re: Latest Updates - CVSNT 2.5.02 Build 2057

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Mon Aug 15 21:04:33 BST 2005

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On Mon, 15 Aug 2005 01:39:26 +0000 (UTC), "Oliver Giesen"
<ogware at gmx.net> wrote:

>Here's what I changed (since my last post on this):
>-Completely rewrote [Components] section to duplicate choices offered
>by the MSI installer

>-Added the new XDiff Ext handler (ext_xdiff.dll)


>-Removed no longer used simcvs.exe, cvscontrol.exe and cvsclient.chm
>-Removed setacl.exe in favour of using Inno's permission flag for the
>Temp folder (BTW: the MSI does not create a dedicated Temp dir at all -
>and personally, I don't really like it under ProgramFiles either -
>maybe introduce a custom page for this later on)

Might be more properly installed to LocalSettings/.. for all users?

>-Only create shortcuts to control panel when installing server

No change here...

>-Always install internet shortcuts (previously they were treated as
>part of the "Documentation" component)


>-Adjusted start menu shortcuts to duplicate entries created by MSI

What's the difference here?

>-cleaned up functionality duplicated in [Run], [Registry] and [Code]
>sections (mostly stopping/starting/(un)installing services)
>-Removed Tasks (the MSI does not offer these - not sure I really like
>this yet)
>-Removed many superfluous MinVersion directives (where already handled
>by restriction on parent component)
>-Increased compression level
>-Some more minor tweaks
>-As source material I used exclusively files extracted from the latest
>MSI installer ( RC4) instead of the ones from the binary and
>sysfiles packages as there appeared to be some differences (among other
>things, more up-to-date docs and a significantly smaller dbghelp.dll).
>My installer is now available here:
>The complete (binary) source files plus the Inno script here:
>Just the new Inno script here (requires Inno 5.1.4):
>The bandwidth on that site sometimes appears to be rather low and there
>might even be a download limit, so if anyone cares to mirror this, just
>go ahead. I don't know if I will be able to keep on updating these. The
>intention of this post was more that of a discussion starter. I really
>don't think there should be several different Inno installers in the
>long run. It's probably confusing enough as it is already (given that
>anyone actually knows about the Inno installers at all that is)...
>Also be aware that Tony has not announced the 2057 build here yet, so I
>don't even know what has changed since 2048. Until he does it's
>probably best not to use this one for anything other than testing the

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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