[wpkg-users] wpkg installer silent option

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Fri Jan 26 17:26:17 CET 2007

Marc Hennes wrote:


>>> <silent>YES</silent>
>> <silent>YES</silent> in the config file means that the installation of
>> WPKG installer will be silent (== no questions asked).
>> If you use <silent>NO</silent>, you will be shown a window with
>> settings, which you will have to accept manually.
> ok so I misunderstood the flag. Some documentation on settigs.xml would
> be nice ;)

Feel free to contribute to wiki.

>>> I can't find an option in the GUI to set silent=no ?
>>> Now I tried to install wpkg installer again with the settings.xml
>>> exported from GUI and I get no GUI at the end of installation. Thats the
>>> behaviour I expected.
>>> Seems to me the silent flag is somehow broken? I would like to run the
>>> service with silent=no for debugging purposes.
>> If you want to have the programs started by WPKG shown in the
>> foreground, use <show-GUI>YES</show-GUI> for that.
> But I can't see the debug output of wpkg.js just the installer gui of
> the program currently installing?

It depends on the flags you start wpkg.js with.
If you start it with /quiet, it the output will be logged to the eventlog.

If you start i with /debug flag, you will see the output in the cmd.exe 

Tomasz Chmielewski

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