[jsword-devel] Re: installers

Joe Walker jsword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 30 Jan 2004 18:28:14 +0000


I'm thinking of going the whole way - I've already had to get download 
and untar working just to sort out the available modules, so the rest 
shouldn't be too much work.

Do you think the former functionallity is needed in addition?


Paul wrote:
> G'day Joe.
> 	Are you thinking of "install module" as grabbing the modules 
> off the Sword web site, or as installing .zip files already downloaded 
> by the user?  I would suggest that the latter is a good first step, and 
> the former can be folded in later if desired.  So I would see "install 
> module" as the following:
> * the user points it to a directory containing Sword module ".zip" files
> * JSword checks all the ".zip" files to see that they are indeed Sword 
> modules (looking for the module.d directory, perhaps?)
> * JSword unzips the modules into the module directory.
> Cheers,
> Paul.