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We recently released version 8.3.0 of BitRock InstallBuilder. The new release features the following improvements:

  • Disabled the debugger in platforms other than Windows, Linux and OS X
  • Single platform Linux edition can now build both x86 and x64 binaries
  • Improved Java launchers to support generating console applications
  • Improved LZMA support on Linux x64
  • Improved xwindow mode to support the <wmImage> setting
  • Added French translation to the AutoUpdate tool
  • Added text mode support when using minimalWithDialogs UI mode
  • Improved platform_name built-in variable to allow identifying CDROM builds programmatically
  • Updated Linux Distributions detection and added Amazon Linux distribution to the list of platforms
  • Updated documentation
  • New installer_error_code and installer_error_code_original built-in variables
  • Fixed <compareText> rule not properly working in some scenarios
  • Fixed some files being packed twice on Windows
  • Fixed <deleteOnExit> not properly working in some Windows scenarios
  • Fixed uninstaller not properly finding its data file in some scenarios
  • Fixed <preInstallationActionList> not triggering the <intallationAbortedActionList> in case of error
  • Properly set the installation log permissions when configuring the <defaultUnixOwner> and <defaultUnixGroup> settings
  • Fixed <createOSXService> action not properly configuring its scope
  • Fixed components not allowing programmatic selection at some points of the installation when enabling <allowAddRemoveComponents>

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