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Another (Simple) DotPup Builder
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ozboomer


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PostPosted: Sat 27 Aug 2005, 20:34    Post_subject:  Another (Simple) DotPup Builder  

'lo all...

Whilst fiddling about with packaging-up an NFS package, I thought it would be handy to make something *simple* to make my life easier...

Thus, last night, I built the attached DotPup. It's a DotPup that yo uinstall to create DotPups from file listings.

Nothing fancy, no (significant) error checking, and no windows/pretty shells... but it works.

When you click on the file in Rox, it installs itself (into /root/my-applications/mkPup) and opens a window with the instructions on how to create a DotPup.

Hopefully, it's basic enough for people to easily get into distributing their applications, data files, etc via DotPups.

Let's know if you have any thoughts on this .pup ...but I'll leave the 'real' development of how to build DotPups to GuestToo, xanatos, etc Smile


John
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Flash
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PostPosted: Sat 27 Aug 2005, 23:31    Post_subject:  

How does it compare to the Visual DotPup Maker?
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ozboomer


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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 03:32    Post_subject:  

Flash wrote:
How does it compare to the Visual DotPup Maker?

The simplest way to assess it is to look at the (attached) 'Read Me' file. No doubt my version is going to be more 'old fashioned' but as I say, it works... and there are 'windows-focused' people and 'command-line-focused' people... Just thinking about catering to both a little Smile
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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 06:27    Post_subject:  

I can't download the Visual DotPup Maker.
Download link broken?
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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 07:27    Post_subject:  

I was able to download both the zip and the .pup OK - try again . . .

I look forward to trying them later. Making dotpups easier is a good idea.
G2's Cool tutorial is straightforward. It takes awhile to get it if you are a small brained cructacean like me. Most find it easy. Hopefully xanatos will be developing a visual version and this script looks well formed - look forward to new dotpups using it . . .
The trick is to start with something simple - have a go . . .

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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 17:00    Post_subject:  

Lobster wrote:
I was able to download both the zip and the .pup OK - try again . . .Smile


I haven't made myself clear Embarassed
What I can't download is xanatos Visual DotPup Maker
http://www.murga.org/%7Epuppy/viewtopic.php?p=4223#4223

This link seems to be broken:
http://quaraman.de.vu/download/visual-dot-pup.pup

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