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Building installer package

Building Windows installer

Inno Setup

We use Inno Setup to build windows' installer binary. Inno Setup is a free installer for Windows programs by Jordan Russell and Martijn Laan. First introduced in 1997, Inno Setup today rivals and even surpasses many commercial installers in a feature set and stability.

We can download Inno Setup executable binary that can run on Windows. It is also able to run with WINE on linux.

There is a docker image built with WINE and linux.

Gradle task

There are 6 tasks defined to assemble windows installer

  • winJRE
  • winJRE64
  • winNoJRE
  • winJRESigned
  • winJRE64Signed
  • winNoJRESigned

Building macOS installer

There are several tasks defined to assemble macOS installer

  • installMacSignedDist
  • macNotarize
  • macSignedDistZip
  • macStapledNotarizedDistZip

There is also a related task to prepare macOS binary generation.

  • genMac