[etoys-dev] Etoys on portableapps
bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Sep 12 06:15:52 EDT 2010
On 12.09.2010, at 11:14, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
> On Sunday 12 Sep 2010 1:06:59 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>>> Has anyone considered packaging Etoys on Windows as a portableapp and
>>> registering it at portableapps.com for wider access?
>> Why don't you just submit Etoys-To-Go?
> Etoys to go does not use PAF launcher/installer yet. We have a portable
> launcher script for Linux, but none for Wintel at present.
Huh? You just double-click the exe, no need for a separate launcher. What's wrong with that?
Etoys-To-Go works as is, right now, under Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
- Bert -
> I hardly ever use
> Wintel but many schools and students use a mix of Linux and Wintel.
> Whosoever builds the release exe for Wintel can take a look at PortableApps
> and see if its installer and launcher.ini can be used instead of the current
> standalone installer. A PAF installer can install Etoys into fixed drives as
> easily as on a removable drive. So Etoys-To-Go can be merged into Etoys and
> registered in http://portableapps.com/apps
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