Solved

Installing the BDE

Posted on 1997-12-16
2
247 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
I am currently creating a very simple software installation program.  How can I install the BDE without using Borlands installation software ?
0
Comment
Question by:johnclarke
2 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Waldek
ID: 1353873
Delphi version ?
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
altena earned 50 total points
ID: 1353874
Your installation program will be not so simple in that case:

You have to find each and every registry entry that the BDE
needs. And you need to copy each file to the right place.

The simplest way is to create a "dummy" instalation using
installshield that installs "hello world" (or project1.exe...)and the BDE.

Your simple setup can then delete "hello world" and configure the
BDE.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Creating an auto free TStringList The TStringList is a basic and frequently used object in Delphi. On many occasions, you may want to create a temporary list, process some items in the list and be done with the list. In such cases, you have to…
Introduction I have seen many questions in this Delphi topic area where queries in threads are needed or suggested. I know bumped into a similar need. This article will address some of the concepts when dealing with a multithreaded delphi database…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question