On 8/30/07, sbcl-devel@... <sbcl-devel@...> wrote:
> Op donderdag 30 augustus 2007, schreef Nikodemus Siivola:
> > On 8/30/07, sbcl-devel@... <sbcl-devel@...> wrote:
> > > Hello list,
> > >
> ... (icon)
> > Nice. :)
> > For SBCL itself it would be probably better to attach the icon using
> > the generated MSI.
> > http://wix.sourceforge.net/manual-wix2/wix_xsd_icon.htm
> > Shows how to do this. I'm not sure about others, but I don't have a Win32
> > build environment set up currently, so for things like this it would be
> > nice to have a screenshot that shows what the thing looks like.
> I took some shots of what it looks like. The installed binary shows it's icon
> in the start menu without telling wix to use a certain icon. I installed
> 1.0.6 to compare.
> Also shown are the views in Explorer as small and large icon. I can only
> install on windows 2000, not on XP. If anyone would care to try my .msi
> installer, http://www.peerweb.nl/sbcl/ is where I put it.
That looks quite good, I think.
The reason I suggested using WiX is that it doesn't introduce new dependencies
to the build -- but there are other ways to work around that as well, of course.