[scribus] help requested for my msi package

Alexandre Chevrier help at scribus.info
Thu Jul 15 20:29:37 CEST 2010

Submitted on 07/15/2010
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   Name: Alexandre Chevrier
   Email Address: alexchevrier at gmail.com
   Subject: help requested for my msi package
   we are using Windows XP, Vista and 7.  I have created a working msi package  
for scribus  I created another working msi package for Ghostscript  
8.71.  I'm trying to create a package for scribus 1.3.7, but it doesn't work.

   I've deployed my GhostScript 8.71 msi and Microsoft Visual C++ 2005  
Redistributable.  My Scribus 1.3.7 msi contains the following files :

Everything in the C:\Program Files\Scribus 1.3.7 folder.
I took the Scribus folder in the User's application data folder and put it in  
the default user (we use delprof, so users will have this folder)
C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Scribus\charpalette.ucp
C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Scribus\checkfonts.xml
C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Scribus\prefs135.xml
C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Scribus\scribus135.rc

The following folder are created, but are empty :

C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Scribus\scrapbook
C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Scribus\scrapbook\main
C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Scribus\scrapbook\tmp

My registry keys are the following :


@="Scribus Document"

@="C:\\Program Files\\Scribus 1.3.7\\Scribus.exe,1"



@="\"C:\\Program Files\\Scribus 1.3.7\\Scribus.exe\" \"%1\""


@="Scribus Document"

@="C:\\Program Files\\Scribus 1.3.7\\Scribus.exe,1"



@="\"C:\\Program Files\\Scribus 1.3.7\\Scribus.exe\" \"%1\""

I get an error saying the application couldn't start because of the  
configuration and that reinstalling might solve the problem.  Can someone  
tell me what I'm missing in my msi package ?


   About your Scribus program:
     Version: 1.3.7svn
     Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
     Build Date:
   Your operating system and CPU:
     Type: Windows
     Version: WinXP, Vista, 7
     CPU type: 32bit (Intel/AMD - i386)

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