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Old 08 October 2019, 00:11   #1
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The amiga hdd installer

hey everyone can anyone point me in the right direction for setting up/using the official wb hdd installer that I can use in the installation of my new game Black Dawn rebirth instead of writing my own? Cant find any info on using it
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Old 08 October 2019, 01:36   #2
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http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/InstallerGen

I think the format (it's actually a Lisp dialect) must originally have been documented either in Commodore's AmigaMail or in the proceedings of one of the later DevCons. You'll find the docs on the Amiga developer CDs.
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Old 08 October 2019, 05:02   #3
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Here you have the official one v43.3 that comes with documentation and a few examples:
http://aminet.net/util/misc/Installer.lha
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Old 08 October 2019, 07:20   #4
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Installers are generally used for apps which need files copied to various locations.

Why would a game have any need for one? Surely it'd just be copying a directory from one place to another, a task that could be easily achieved with one command.
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