Is there some shortcut to extract a file packed in the installer executable without executing the installer steps? I'm just looking for a lightweight way of extracting a resource file where we put detailed version and build info.
Or is there some other way of adding and showing detailed info about the installer? I'm interested in Solaris and Linux support and I'm not building native packages.
asked 22 Jan '13, 04:50
You can use
For example to unpack an entire packed directory you can do:
And to unpack a file:
The Unpacking Before Installation Time section of InstallBuilder User Guide describes this in more details.
Also, you can use
Next create a hidden parameter to make the
The variables can also be set in
This approach is described in Creating Custom Builds section of InstallBuilder User Guide.
answered 22 Jan '13, 07:29