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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 15375] New: replace nsis installer by .msi installer


          Issue ID: 15375
           Summary: replace nsis installer by .msi installer
           Product: D
           Version: D2
          Hardware: All
                OS: Windows
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P1
         Component: installer
          Assignee: nobody puremagic.com
          Reporter: code dawg.eu

The NSIS installer system is quite dated, requires to write hard to maintain
(asm like) scripts, necessary plugins are no longer maintained (and only
available as binaries [¹]), and .msi installer are supposed to be better
integrated with Windows [²].

[¹]: https://dlang.dawg.eu/downloads/others/
[²]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Installer

Regarding different msi installers, we got a recommendation for Inno Setup.
http://forum.dlang.org/post/gjdwctcoakpfxzyjdgzw forum.dlang.org

Nov 22 2015