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How to make virtualbox-ose installer for window?

PostPosted: 2. Dec 2013, 06:54
by xuchao
I have compiled virtualbox ose with vs2010 on windows7 .I have got the "out" file.How can I make a installer (like .msi ) for windows 7?

Re: How to make virtualbox-ose installer for window?

PostPosted: 4. Dec 2013, 00:59
by bleissem
Hello xuchao,

the installer files for creating the windows installer can be found here:
http://www.virtualbox.org/browser/vbox/ ... taller/win
It seems that WIX ist used for creating the msi file.
You can find WIX here:
http://wixtoolset.org
The installer skrips are xml based and WIX is Opensource.
There are good documentation / tutorials about WIX here:
http://wix.tramontana.co.hu

Can you please tell me how you accomplished to comile with VS2010 ?
You also can post a description in
https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewforum.php?f=31
Or can you please send me a zip with the solution / project files ?
I haven't been lucky so far to successfully compile VirtualBox for VS 2010. ( I tried it to compile for more than a month. )
Thanks in advance.

Regards
Alex B.