Sunday, June 19, 2005

WiX Rocks!!!

I remember reading about WiX a while ago, back I when I was doing more packaging. Never really gave it a good look at the time though.

Recently I was looking at creating a few custom installers (like an updated OpenSSH for Windows) and I immediately turned to NSIS. I started reading through the doco, and then remembered something about an xml based Windows Installer tool... WiX. A Google later I had found the binaries and a veeeeery nice tutorial.

And let me just say, it fucking rocks. I haven't even scratched the surface of what it can do, but I'll get there and share my learnings along the way.

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