RSS All releases of BitRock Cross Platform Installer

  •  17 Jul 2012 23:09

    Release Notes: This release disables the debugger in platforms other than Windows, Linux, and OS X, allows the single platform Linux edition to build both x86 and x64 binaries, improves Java launchers to support generating console applications, improves LZMA support on Linux x64, improves xwindow mode to support the <wmImage> setting, adds a French translation to the AutoUpdate tool, adds text mode support when using the minimalWithDialogs UI mode, improves the platform_name built-in variable, updates Linux distribution detection, and adds the Amazon Linux distribution to the list of platforms.

    •  30 Apr 2012 22:07

      Release Notes: New feature: password protected encryption of installer payload. Support for ksh in environment variable actions. Improves the <autodetectJava> action to allow configuring the bitness (32bit/64bit) of the target Java runtime. Improves the <renameFile> action to support wildcards. Improves installer images initialization on OS X. Improves ini file actions to support both hashes and semicolons as comment characters. Multiple fixes.

      •  08 Mar 2012 23:13

        Release Notes: Updated documentation, reduced memory consumed by big installers, improved Builder GUI drag and drop when using non-default DPI settings, improved startup time in qt mode when using a big number of directory parameters, improved Qt mode on OS X to use the native buttons order, and multiple fixes.

        •  25 Jan 2012 22:28

          Release Notes: This release improves example projects and makes them easily accessible through the builder GUI, adds HTTPS support for Linux, Windows, and OS X for <httpGet> and <httpPost> actions as well as for the autoupdater, improved downloadable components to allow resuming failed downloads, a new <runAsAdmin> tag for the <addScheduledTask> action, improved error handling when none of the configured allowed display modes can be initialized, improved built-in pages to display runtime changes of the <fullName> property, and multiple fixes.

          •  01 Dec 2011 10:52

            Release Notes: A new installer_command_line_arguments built-in variable was added along with a new regular expressions section in the documentation. <showChoiceQuestion> can now be used in the <preBuildActionList>. <addUnixService> was prevented from failing due to warnings when adding the services. Slide show image alignment on Mac OS X and Windows in Qt mode was improved. There were several debugger and compiler fixes. An issue with the machine_ipaddr built-in variable not being properly defined on Mac OS X Lion was fixed. A GTK+ mode crash in directory selection in some partially broken environments was fixed.

            •  14 Nov 2011 23:04

            Release Notes: This release implements a built-in debugger, an improved component system to allow tree component selection, an improved component system to allow downloading components from a remote server at runtime, an improved component system to allow adding and removing components from an installation, <booleanParameterGroup> to allow enabling/disabling a set of child parameters dynamically, <choiceParameterGroup> to allow exclusively enabling a parameter from a set of childs dynamically, updated documentation, and many more improvements and fixes.

            •  07 Sep 2011 14:10

              Release Notes: The documentation was updated. Dutch language support was improved. Language files not being properly loaded when including a BOM was fixed. The <addUser> action was improved to properly deal with SELinux. Packed folders not being deleted when using multiple hierarchy <destination> tags was fixed. The Installer was improved so that the RebootRequired string allows variables. The custom uninstaller directory not being deleted in some environments was fixed.

              •  10 Aug 2011 14:13

                Release Notes: The documentation was updated. Executing .cmd scripts on Windows is now allowed. A contextual menu was added to the GUI entry widgets to allow restoring the original value being edited. A problem was fixed in which installers did not delete the current file being unpacked when canceling the installation in some environments. The "project" properties editor dialog was improved to validate user input. The "httpGet" and "httpPost" actions were fixed failing in some Windows environments because of the download file being locked; this has been fixed. Registry actions were improved to work with "foreach" and "while" actions.

                •  09 May 2011 11:38

                  Release Notes: A problem in which the <unzip> action failed in some environments was fixed. The InstallBuilder license registration dialog failing on Mac OS X was fixed. The look and feel of <showProgressDialog> on Mac OS X was improved.

                  •  29 Apr 2011 12:33

                    Release Notes: Installer startup failing in some scenarios when being launched from a symbolic link was fixed. The <processTest> rule failing in some environments was fixed. Comboboxes not being properly displayed in Windows Vista and 7 in Win32 mode was fixed. Look and feel were improved. <getWindowsACL> was improved to properly handle invalid SID provided as username. The <languageSelectionStyle> project property was added to configure the style of the language selection dialog. Reported errors when loading invalid XML files were improved. The documentation was updated. The uninstaller not being removed on HP-UX was fixed. Other fixes and improvements were made.


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