[izpack-users] Installer for VISTA (was <no subject>)

Markus Schlegel markus.schlegel at pulinco.com
Wed Dec 13 10:37:26 CET 2006

Hi Klaus, Roland
I am just on the way of installing Vista on one of our Test Systems (in fact I have to download the 2GB first). I will look at it when I am ready.
I could imagine, that this is related to the "ProgramFiles"-Bug for which I sent in a patch last week.
But let me see, I expect to be ready next week..


From: izpack-users-bounces at lists.berlios.de [mailto:izpack-users-bounces at lists.berlios.de] On Behalf Of Küstermann, Roland
Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 10:18 AM
To: izpack-users at lists.berlios.de
Subject: AW: [izpack-users] Installer for VISTA (was <no subject>)

Hi Klaus,
> Fails the installation general or can you install under your user path?
After investigating a little bit I noticed that the installation fails in general, if you choose to install the application in the suggested "program files" directory. If you install it into your profil still works fine.
One thing is very strange:
In German the File Dialog represents "C:\programme" as "C:\programme". But it seems that this is only a kind of "translated" link to "c:\program files". What happens is that the izpack is not able to create a subdirectory in "c:\programme" (what I chose). If I use another installer (like nsi) I can choose "c:\programme", but it changes to "c:\program files" when I select the directory from file dialog. I am not an expert in these kind of things, but perhaps this is the difference if you use "file.getCanonicalFile()" instead of simply to use a file instance?

	-----Original Message-----
	From: izpack-users-bounces at lists.berlios.de [mailto:izpack-users-bounces at lists.berlios.de]On Behalf Of Küstermann, Roland
	Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 12:21 PM
	To: izpack-users at lists.berlios.de
	Subject: [izpack-users] (no subject)
	Dear List,
	yesterday I tried my installers at Windows Vista with Java 6 and it seems as if they do not work anymore. I enabled tracing, but all I got was a FileNotFoundException. It seems as if there are problem regarding creating directories in "c:\program files". Usually, you get a popup asking you whether you want to allow writing to this directory, but not when using izpack installers. Instead, you get an error message.
	I hope you can help me...
	Best regards
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