automatic software update
Posted on 1998-07-31
I need to implement automatic software update feature. I want to place INF file, containing information for all up to date version of all client components. Client application would connect to the server and based on INF file will download, decompress and update file on the client. For OLE components solution already exists. It is CoGetClassObjectFromURL that does all these tasks. The problem is that I have to update non-OLE component the same way. I looked at Setup API and found that in general these functions provide me with everything except installing from remote site only from local disk. Is there a link on the Internet with example or could some one give me useful tip how to implement this feature. I want to utilize INF file rather then develop my own protocol.