libusb-win32 auto-install?

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Apr 23 01:26:00 GMT 2007

Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Hi,
> Larry Hall (Cygwin), le Sun 22 Apr 2007 11:14:07 -0400, a écrit :
>> A good reason for this division is to allow for user input during the
>> configuration step, which "setup.exe" doesn't have support for.
> It doesn't need user input.
>> If running your libusb-install is more like a configuration step,
> It's not really configuration, it's really installation: the driver is
> copied into C:\WINDOWS\... and a service is registered.
>> I might also encourage leaving things as is if the running of the
>> script requires a reboot to take affect.
> Fortunately it doesn't.
>> Depending on your what your safety concerns are, that might be another
>> good reason to leave things as is.
> Well, since we touch drivers, I'd prefer to leave as is. But since
> at least one user asked for installation to be done automatically, I
> preferred to ask for advice.

The final decision is, of course, yours but I would say that if it's
really just an installation step, there's nothing technically stopping
you from performing the step automatically through a postinstall script,
for example.

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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