[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Bug-gnubg] Win SSE2 detection exe

From: Massimiliano Maini
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Win SSE2 detection exe
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 15:32:16 +0200

Two things I could do:

for each of the 6 exes (gnubg, gnubg-cli, bearoffdump, makebearoff, makeyper
and makeweights) I can put the 2 versions (sse2 and nosse) in the installer.
Then create one .bat file that executes one or the other exe depending on the
outcome of the test. Bad, IMHO.

Maybe it's simlper to have the installer ASK the user if the wants SSE2 or not,
and install the appropriate exes. I'll try this.


2009/9/15 Michael Petch <address@hidden>:
> On 15/09/09 4:59 AM, "Massimiliano Maini" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I've more or less dropped the idea of having the installation
>> automatically choose which exe is needed, InnoSetup makes it a bit
>> cumbersome.
> I have one recommendation, and its based on some experience so far. Someone
> came to me and had GnuBG running on a VIA processor without sse support.
> Ultimately I had to have them download the no sse files, install them on
> Vista (which present security headaches because its in c:\program file).
> After renaming the files everything was fine. The suggestion by the user was
> "why not have a non sse installer and  an sse installer?". If we don't do an
> sse check and decide for them, maybe make it easier for those who aren't
> computer savvy by creating a second install for them in the event we ask
> them to try the other version.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]