[wpkg-users] Installing an .exe from a remote server

Rob Bos rbos-wpkg at novylen.net
Fri Feb 15 17:53:19 CET 2013

In that case, aria2c is my favourite wget replacement for windows. Can 
download a file with multiple http streams, handles bittorrent, ftp, 
everything you'd want, and it comes in a nice portable standalone binary.

On 13-02-14 11:17 PM, heiko.helmle at horiba.com wrote:
> >
> >
> > I have not attempted this, but doesn't WPKG support this natively?
> >
> > <download  url='http://wpkg.example.com/installers/some.msi'
> > target="installers\some.msi"  />
> Yes but it suffers a few drawbacks
> * it loads the whole stream into memory and then dumps it to a file
> * it doesn't report errors correctly if at all so it's unreliable
> * it's slow

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