I want to run a trial version of InstallBuilder on Mac through commandline. The evaluation version from bitrock.installbuilder.com is not working through commandline on Mac. May I know if I get the same through other means?
Also I want to know if InstallBuilder support following features, I appreciate if could let me know the same.
asked 10 May '13, 08:36
In the case of Windows, we include two binaries, builder.exe and builder-cli.exe. The first one is compiled as a GUI application and the second one as a command line one. You could use the later.
On OS X, you should call the builder as:
When launching it without arguments, the GUI mode will open, and to use it as a command line tool, you have to provide the build verb:
You can get the help menu by executing:
Yes, you can use the <runprogram> action to call any external script or binary. You can get additional details in the below link:
It is easy to create upgrade installers either with the installer itself or using our AutoUpdate tool:
Regarding downgrades, we do not support them as a built-in feature but you could implement them. How complex would be the process of downgrading
Yes, you can add custom pages. In this case you could use the <licenseparameter> page. You can find it and many other examples in the below article:
Yes, you will just need to hide the installdir page (do not fully remove it, as it is required by the installer), and show a read only version using a <labelparameter>:
answered 10 May '13, 12:02
Thanks a lot for the detailed information Mr. Juanjo. I appreciate your support. With your information I am able to run post install script. Thanks. I felt happy working with InstallBuilder, it definately satisfy all my requirement.
Now I am facing problem with the below things
answered 13 May '13, 10:05
Could you paste the code you are using to create the shortcut? On OS X, you should be using the code explained in this link:
Regarding checking the language selected, you can access it checking the built-in variable
answered 13 May '13, 10:19
Thanks for your support Mr.Juanjo, I could create a desktop icon after going through documentation.
Currently InstallBuilder support 17 languages by default, is there any way I can add and support more languages?
answered 15 May '13, 10:56