[wpkg-users] VBScript deprecation...

Adam Thorn alt36 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Oct 17 10:17:03 CEST 2023

On 16/10/2023 21:40, Marco Gaiarin wrote:
> Mandi! Luca Manganelli
>    In chel di` si favelave...
>> I see that it will be an optional feature, so we can still install it.
>> But if it will not work in windows 12, for example, we should search for an
>> alternative.
> OK, but optional in what way?
> If microsoft keep VBScript installed if it was, we can safely install it in
> WPKG bootstrap phase.
> But if MS decided to REMOVE it (or disable like IE), will get a total unusable
> system, because we have no WPKG to run for installing VBScript... a
> classical 'chicken and egg' bootstrap problem...

wpkg is written in jscript and doesn't natively require vbscript (though 
one might have package definitions that use local vbscripts - I 
certainly do).


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