AW: AW: Installer software

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Fri Dec 9 10:54:11 CET 2016


Hi Peter,
thats interesting. Right now, I pack the 20000 video files (total 8 GB) in
10 zip files on DVD and store them when installing in a users choice
location on HD. I would have never thought it would be a good idea to create
one big  8GB app bundle. Do you think this would be a good idea? Wouldn't
this affect the loading time and memory requirement of the app? I always
thought that if you start an app, the whole bundle is loaded into memory.

Tiemo

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On 09/12/2016 08:17, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:

> the main reason for me to use installer maker is the feature, to call 
> a program after the installer has finished (which makes a second part 
> of installation, extraction and copying 20000 videos from 10 zip 
> files). I don't know, how I could realize this with the classic "drag 
> and drop from DMG" paradigm.

Hi Tiemo,

Don't forget that .DMG files are already compressed.  I would normally
recommend simply shipping your 20000 videos as separate files within your
app bundle.

                                       Peter



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