Testing Yaul Windows (64-bit) installer

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mrkotfw

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I've made an installer to test. It's non-intrusive. You can remove the directory easily. (Remove C:\yaul).

Here is the the link. It's an executable.

Go to /opt/libyaul and use make in examples/simple/romdisk.

Everything should be working. If not, please report here.
 

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Is there a reason for using an installer, rather than an archive? Ie. does it do anything that requires an installer?
 

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Is there a reason for using an installer, rather than an archive? Ie. does it do anything that requires an installer?
It runs a script that downloads any necessary tools, downloads a prebuilt toolchain, extracts it, clones the repo, builds and installs the library. It also has a few workarounds.

The goal is to make it as easy as possible. And to go through the process of making an installer.

Edit: The installer also creates a home user.
 
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will you reuse RedRingRico's some stuff of sssdk ? he did great job up to gcc 6.2, it enables nanomalloc for instance and some fixes.
 

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I'm using my own implementation of SLOB, but I'll check out what the benefits of nanomalloc are. I can always include to give the option to the user.

As for GCC 6.2, is there a good reason to move up? Upgrading isn't always better.

That being said, the build scripts in yaul give you the flexibility to specify the version of the GCC tool-chain that you want built.
 
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