wiki:WarpIn News Archive

WarpIN 1.0.19 released

Paul Ratcliffe has released WarpIN 1.0.19, the free and GPLed general purpose installer for OS/2 and eComStation. This release includes the following changes:

Fixes:

  • Fixed a problem with error handling when installing packages to the root directory. Bug 1160.
  • Installing an older version of WarpIn? left the later version number in the database. Bug 1143.
  • The REMOVELINE option of CONFIGSYS processing wasn't expanding the ?:\ macro. Bug 1154.
  • It was possible to add the same file to a package more than once due to case sensitive handling. Bug 1170.
  • WirexxShowMessage?() now supports hex. numbers. Bug 1166.

New features:

  • Added a Preferences dialog item and environment variable for Locked file handling. Bug 1026.
  • Added WirexxCancel?() function to allow abort of installation from REXX. Bug 1166.
  • Added WirexxVarPrompt?() to allow prompts for variables from REXX. Bug 1165.

The installer package is available in the "Download" section.

WarpIN 1.0.18 released

Paul Ratcliffe has released WarpIN 1.0.18, the free and GPLed general purpose installer for OS/2 and eComStation. This release includes the following changes:

Fixes:

  • On deinstallation, attempts to delete objects which no longer exist do not now cause errors. Bug 1062.
  • "wic -g" caused an "Error 2 writing XML document to disk" error. Bug 1129.
  • Some icons updated to improve aesthetics. Bug 1056.
  • Fixed odd error messages when installing with CONFIG.SYS being write-protected. Bug 1118.
  • Split bar removed from right hand package pane. Bug 1058.
  • Modifying a self-extracting .EXE corrupted it. Bug 1093.
  • Replaced the PM .INI file functions with WarpIN's own to relieve database unreliability on shared memory constrained systems. Bug 1091.
  • "BASE" attribute only worked properly on first package specified in the script. Bug 1060.
  • Fixed several bugs with Textview controls not showing the text correctly and not scrolling correctly. Bug 1086.
  • Script window now not resizable because it didn't update properly. Bug 1137.
  • Fixed version number. Bug 1140.
  • Fixed exception on main thread when installing WarpIN over itself. Bug 1142.

New features:

  • Added support for Codepage 1208 (UTF-8). Bug 1127.
  • "wic -l" now displays the date/time of packed files. Bug 1131.
  • Allow Ctrl-Ins to copy text to clipboard from Textview controls. Bug 1116.

The installer package is available in the "Download" section.

WarpIN 1.0.17 released

Paul Ratcliffe has released WarpIN 1.0.17, the free and GPLed general purpose installer for OS/2 and eComStation. This release includes the following changes:

Fixes:

  • Now allowing -R parameter to be used with "wic -g" on archives that contain Rexx scripts. Bug 1045.
  • Minor installation bug with test.wis and test.cmd. Bug 1049.
  • Documented "wic -g". Bug 1048.
  • Database can now store packages with several thousand files by splitting the .INI file information into 64K chunks. Bug 1050.
  • Installation progress bar behaved erratically due to fix for bug 948. Bug 1046.

New features:

  • URLs in HTML README pages are now passed directly to any applications configured by the Internet Application Integration package rather than only to the default browser.

The installer package is available in the "Download" section.

WarpIN 1.0.16 released

Paul Ratcliffe has released WarpIN 1.0.16, the free and GPLed general purpose installer for OS/2 and eComStation. This release includes the following changes:

Fixes:

  • In RUNWIC.CMD, WarpIN path is added to BEGINLIBPATH instead of replacing it. Bug 943.
  • Multiple BASE tags are now ignored, with the lowest numbered package taking priority. Bug 947.
  • Packages containing 0 bytes worth of files caused a "broken package" error and were not able to be uninstalled. Bug 948.
  • Error message "Directory %s could not be removed because there is/are %u directory(ies) and %u file(s) left in it. Remove it manually" often had a directory count of 0 when attempting to delete undeletable files. Bug 1001.
  • Changed de-installation order to match opposite of installation order and run De-executes before deleting INI file entries. Bug 1024.

New features:

  • Implemented "wic -p" mode to query whether a specific package ID is already installed. Bug 1017.
  • Implemented "wic -g" mode to generate an XML CID file from an archive. Bug 1022.
  • Clicking on links in HTML README pages now opens the default browser with the specified URL. Bug 1031.
  • Implemented a Packages menu to allow keyboard control of Verify/Deinstall/Remove? functions which were previously only available on mouse driven context menus. Bug 1015.
  • Added support for Codepage 1386 (IBM Chinese).

The installer package is available in the "Download" section.

WarpIN 1.0.15 released

Paul Ratcliffe has released WarpIN 1.0.15, the free and GPLed general purpose installer for OS/2 and eComStation. This release includes the following changes:

Fixes:

  • WarpIN trapped on archives containing files with invalid datestamps. Bug 922.
  • De-install dialog appeared after closing the main window in database mode. Bug 923.
  • Finally fixed issues with installing in the root directory (I hope). The relevant non-working fixes for bug 625 were removed. Bug 925.
  • Added a "Yes to All" button to the Delete Newer File dialog. Bug 933.
  • Implemented REXX function WirexxExtract? for extracting files from packages at script processing time. Bug 909.
  • WarpIN didn't work on Warp 3/early Warp 4 since 1.0.8 due to having static references to UCONV.DLL and LIBUNI.DLL. Bug 936.
  • Scripts which were using README pages containing EXTRACTFROMPCK where the file was in a subdirectory didn't delete the temporary directories. Bug 937.
  • Support adding packages with no files by specifying NUL as a filename. Bug 938.

The installer package is available in the "Downloads" section.

Last modified 4 months ago Last modified on Apr 16, 2017, 10:21:03 PM