Ah yes the license thingie.. I remember now..
Maybe worth checking with JDK people directly if they mind having it
part of such a bundle? (I don't know if that is feasible).
Great to hear that you are still on anyway.. keep us posted! :)
PS: yesterday I wanted to check mak API docs within BEST bundle, could
you checkf it is actually included?
On 8/31/06, Epure Radu <radu.epure@...> wrote:
> I was thinking of this also some time ago when i did the installer for
> BEST but there are some problems with licenses.
> JDK as far as i read and understood it's license it is free
> distributable but then again i have never seen it embedded with any
> other software package or linux distribution.... (and i do think those
> guys have a better understanding of the license than me :D ).
> But on the other hand it is possible to have a registry check for the
> jdk version if jdk was installed using the windows installer, and only
> if it has the proper version to allow makumba to be installed.... but
> i never tryed this, still it can't be that hard :D
> Today it's my last workday in Siemens (finaly) but exams are coming.
> After they are all done i think i can have a look and see what i can
> do to avoid all the license issues.
> Hugs, Ducu.
> On 8/30/06, Gwenael Alizon <gwenael.alizon@...> wrote:
> > Hi there!
> > I'm still amazed every time I run it by the easiness of the
> > installation of the BEST-specific makumba developper bundle. In a
> > couple of clicks it installs everything needed from tomcat and makumba
> > to the DB engine. Really smooth, that was really a nice work Ducu
> > (when virus-free at least ;)).
> > I have a feeling that providing such a running application 2 clicks
> > away would simpler do wonders when it comes to spreading makumba.
> > Otherwise you need to master all the subtleties of JDBC or find your
> > way in the jungle or at least the information about the recommended
> > ant version.
> > What is your feeling?
> > Ducu do you think it would be doable to make a similar win-package,
> > but this time without any BEST related items (putting just a couple of
> > tables like general.Person and general.Country or the like with a
> > couple of dummy entries in each, and a couple of JSPs/BL files). Such
> > a bundle would be also much lighter than the BEST one thanks to that.
> > Maybe even CVS is not needed either in this context.
> > Ducu, if we go for it, just tell me if I can be of any help. Or maybe
> > you could give instructions to someone else if there are people
> > interested to take over this
> > Hugs,
> > Gwen