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Jruby Installer Survey Results

Jruby Installer Survey Results

From:
Peter Fitzgibbons
Date:
2012-04-02 @ 20:44
HI Folks,

Here are the survey results :

JWS - Java Web Start - 16.7% - 3
single-Jar - 44.4% - 8
Install4J - 33.3% - 6
Other - 1
" The sweet spot would be a method that produces a .app, .exe, .run without
depending on an expensive product like install4j. End goal: Shoes looks,
feels like any other application. May require packaging JRE - 4/2/2012 2:22
PM"

Point well taken on Install4J.  We could apply for an open-source project
license http://www.ej-technologies.com/buy/install4j/openSource/enter,
which appears to be free, if accepted.

Most of us are angling for a single Jar.  A caveat here is that SWT
requires special Java switches on OSX (-J-XstartOnFirstThread).

The responses were not clearly split, so given the above indications...

*What say you?

*Shoes On

Peter Fitzgibbons
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