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I need a _free_ Windows (and perhaps other platform?) installer, which will install a particular version of the JRE (in my current case, 1.6), in addition to other certain files (JAR's, classes,..).
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Use Java Webstart- it'll install the app over the net. If there's no JRE, it'll install that too
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And that will install the JRE on any of the other platforms as well?
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Also, what if the client has a JRE installed, but it's not the required version? Will it install the required version?..
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Yes, AFAIK
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Well, that sounds good :-)
I'll have a play with it shortly, and get back to you
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> Yes, AFAIK

from that comment i take it you haven't actually ever used it?
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>>from that comment i take it you haven't actually ever used it?

From that comment i take it that you've used it on every possible platform..?
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pretty much :)
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so if the user has, say, 1.3 installed, but my app has been compiled in 1.6, then will web start automatically upgrade? or...
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probably not, what OS?
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will be mainly windows platforms;
but i would also like it to be compatible on some of the other major OS's..
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don't think it will upgrade on Windows, best you'll get is that will install 1.6 seperately.
also won't help u much on other OS's
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