nsis.install (exited 404)

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Christoph Tyralla

11 Aug, 2020 05:51 AM

When trying to install NSIS with the command "cinst nsis", I get warnings regarding the install of "nsis.install", but the install of nsis itself seems to work (see the attached log).

Can I just continue the build somehow, or is there another way to circumvent this problem?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 11 Aug, 2020 04:56 PM

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    Hi Christoph,

    I can see from the log that nsis-3.05-setup.exe cannot be downloaded from sourceforge. SF has been always unstable source of downloads. However, I think you can try doing your own installation script while downloading installation package from alternative mirrors (provided SF shows that).

  2. 2 Posted by Christoph Tyral... on 17 Aug, 2020 01:57 PM

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    Hi Feodor,

    thanks for the tip. We got it running via the following lines:

      - ps: (new-object net.webclient).DownloadFile('https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/nsis/NSIS%203/3.05/nsis-3.05-setup.exe', 'nsis-3.05-setup.exe')
      - ps: nsis-3.05-setup.exe /S

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 17 Aug, 2020 09:59 PM

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    Thanks for the update!

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