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- Subject: Re: Installation of Lua application
- From: Peter Odding <peter@...>
- Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 19:33:07 +0200
Let I have an application that is written in Lua. It may consist of a
Are there a standsrd way to install this application on user's computer?
I mean that installtor shall install application itself and corresponded
runtime (lua and required libraries)
Assuming you are targeting Microsoft Windows , I would say go with
NSIS . It's very easy to get started and you can script it to do all
sorts of fancy stuff. I don't think you can script it in Lua, but most
NSIS installers should take only 25-50 lines of NSIS script code (I've
never needed more than ~50).
 Because most other popular operating systems have a package
management system which makes the choice of "installer" obvious.