[Rubyinstaller-devel] RubyGems Support

Curt Hibbs curt at curthibbs.us
Mon Mar 15 13:42:15 EST 2004

Andrew Hunt wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 14:29, Curt Hibbs wrote:
> > Yes I was, but I want to give a little bit of thought to
> whether it would
> > make any sense use standard Windows MSI files.
> I tried that route at first, using InstallShield.  It was a nightmare,
> and ended up blowing one of my boxes out of the water completely -- I
> had to reinstall Windows from scratch.
> One problem I see with MSI files is that on Win95/98 or NT you have to
> then go install the MSI installer from MS (it only comes standard on the
> newer OS's).

Thanks, you just saved a few of my brain cells from having to do some
unnecessary work!

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