[jitsi-users] Re: How to create a linux installer?

Damian Minkov damencho at jitsi.org
Thu Mar 15 07:23:12 CET 2012


Hi,

On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 6:29 PM, David Patiño <david.patino at quobis.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your help I've just create a .bin file but I can't install it
> because of a java error during the installation.
>
> What would I have to put in the "installers.properties" file for
> linux.jre.path? I'm on Windows...

This is the path to the extracted linux jre which will be included in
the bin file as said in the comment. (for example on windows :
linux.jre.path=D:\\Install\\jre-install\\jre1.6.0_04)

Regards
damencho

>
> Thanks a lot!
> Kind regards,
> --
>           --DAVID--
>
>
>
> 2012/3/14 Damian Minkov <damencho at jitsi.org>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> izpack ant task should be defined, look at installers.properties there
>> is a property to set where izpack is installed. Mind that we are using
>>  old izpack and there can be some path issues with latest releases.
>>
>> Cheers
>> damencho
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 10:19 AM, David Patiño <david.patino at quobis.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Thank you very much Damian.
>> > Could you, please, tell me how to do it on Windows 7? How can I create a
>> > linux installer from Windows 7 without using Izpack or using it? Because
>> > of
>> > I've got an error like:
>> >
>> > $ ant build-installation-linux
>> > Buildfile: C:\*****\jitsi\build.xml
>> >
>> > clean-install-linux:
>> >     [mkdir] Created dir: C:\ ***** \jitsi\release\linux
>> >     [mkdir] Created dir: C:\ ***** \jitsi\release\linux\tmp
>> >
>> > define-izpack-task:
>> >
>> > BUILD FAILED
>> > C:\ ***** \jitsi\resources\install\build.xml:55: taskdef class
>> > com.izforge.izpack.ant.IzPackTask cannot be found
>> >  using the classloader AntClassLoader[]
>> >
>> > Total time: 0 seconds
>> >
>> >
>> > Thanks a lot!
>> > Kind Regards,
>> > --
>> >           --DAVID--
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > 2012/3/14 Damian Minkov <damencho at jitsi.org>
>> >>
>> >> Hi,
>> >>
>> >> the Izpack linux installers are not supported anymore and we advise
>> >> people to use the native installers - deb and rpm packages.
>> >> You can of course build Izpack installer, we used it for windows
>> >> before start building msi packages, so I think it is ok to do it on
>> >> windows 7.
>> >> For native packages we are using the operating system we build for -
>> >> Ubuntu or Debian, Fedora and Macosx.
>> >>
>> >> Regards
>> >> damencho
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 9:47 AM, David Patiño <david.patino at quobis.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > Hi everybody,
>> >> >
>> >> > How can I create a linux installer for Jitsi? I'm working on windows
>> >> > 7
>> >> > x64.
>> >> > Do I need Izpack?
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks a lot.
>> >> > Kind Regards,
>> >> > --
>> >> >           --DAVID--
>> >> >
>> >
>> >
>
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