[fpc-pascal] FPC install on windows with limited rights

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Mon Nov 6 05:04:05 CET 2017


2017-11-02 17:54 GMT-02:00 Graeme Geldenhuys <mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk>:
> On 2017-11-02 07:17, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> The installer is made with inno setup. There are several inno extract
>> tools
>> available, e.g.:
>> http://constexpr.org/innoextract/
> Thank you Michael, that worked perfectly. Strange that the inno setup
> executable (the FPC installer) doesn't have a parameter to do that itself. I
> have seen installers in the past that allows for that, but I don't know what
> program they used to generate that installer.

Microsoft Installer (oops, now Windows Installer) implement this
"natively", and I assume most MSI-based generators/packagers support

AFAICS it would require quite a few enhancements (and modifications to
the user scripts) to abstract away per-machine vs per-user
declarations in InnoSetup.
FWIW since InnoSetup is scriptable it seems one can implement this
manually using a few hacks:

Best regards,

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