HowTo compile the latest version of Ember from SourceCode
#16
Like you described the latest stable NSIS fails. I think this is due to the bat, which calls NSIS kind mangles the paths. The following works for me, but is kind an ugly hack:

Code:
SET mypath=%~dp0
SET EMM_FILENAME=Ember Media Manager.exe
SET EMM_APPNAME=Ember Media Manager BETA
cd ..
SET EMM_ROOT=%CD%
cd %mypath%

Just for reference, %~dp0 returns the directory the script is located (not the path from which the script is called) and %CD% is the current working directory.
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#17
In Step 6, I get the following message:

Error in script "Beta_1.4_InstallerScript.nsi" on line 213 - - aborting creation process.

With an older version some 2 weeks ago it worked well.
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#18
(2016-02-03, 20:52)luc290670 Wrote: In Step 6, I get the following message:

Error in script "Beta_1.4_InstallerScript.nsi" on line 213 - - aborting creation process.

With an older version some 2 weeks ago it worked well.

That error means translation from Transifex not found. Try to manually run the "txAccount.bat" and setup your Transifex account.
German Ember Media Manager Support

Daily Builds - Link
Latest official Ember-MM version - Ember Media Manager 1.4.x
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#19
Thanks ! Did it.
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#20
Quote:*******************************************
* Creating setup file... *
* PLEASE WAIT *
*******************************************
File: ".\translations\*.*" -> no files found.
Usage: File [/nonfatal] [/a] ([/r] [/x filespec [...]] filespec [...] |
/oname=outfile one_file_only)
Error in script "Beta_1.4_InstallerScript.nsi" on line 213 -- aborting creation process
************************************************
DONE!

Setup is located at
D:\GitHub\Ember-MM-Newscraper\BuildSetup\Builds\Ember Media Manager BETA 1.4.7.2 x86.exe
************************************************
Press any key to continue . . .

Ok complete failure. the 2 .dlls are missing from the project. Looking for solution. Any ideas?
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#21
See two posts above.
German Ember Media Manager Support

Daily Builds - Link
Latest official Ember-MM version - Ember Media Manager 1.4.x
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#22
I tried to follow those posts but no go. I created a transifex account using my github login, but no avail

AxInterop.AXVLC.dll and Interop.AXVLC.dll are missing as well

How do I setup the account @ transifex?

Does it know what project I want to get automatically?

Error from VB: Could Not Find D:\GitHub\Ember-MM-Newscraper\EmberMM - Release - x86\Bin\SQLite.Interop.dll
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#23
(2016-02-08, 10:39)arcelas Wrote: I tried to follow those posts but no go. I created a transifex account using my github login, but no avail

AxInterop.AXVLC.dll and Interop.AXVLC.dll are missing as well

How do I setup the account @ transifex?

Does it know what project I want to get automatically?

Error from VB: Could Not Find D:\GitHub\Ember-MM-Newscraper\EmberMM - Release - x86\Bin\SQLite.Interop.dll

VLC and AxInterop.AXVLC.dll / Interop.AXVLC.dll are no longer need (I've updated the tutorial).

You have to setup the Transifex account with "txAccount.bat" and test it with "txDownload.bat".
German Ember Media Manager Support

Daily Builds - Link
Latest official Ember-MM version - Ember Media Manager 1.4.x
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#24
I must be a special kind of moron. I cannot get it to compile to save my life. Going to try once more from scratch, then I guess I'm waiting for the release like all other jackoffs.
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#25
Quote:*******************************************
* Creating setup file... *
* PLEASE WAIT *
*******************************************
File: ".\translations\*.*" -> no files found.
Usage: File [/nonfatal] [/a] ([/r] [/x filespec [...]] filespec [...] |
/oname=outfile one_file_only)
Error in script "Beta_1.4_InstallerScript.nsi" on line 213 -- aborting creation process
************************************************
DONE!

Setup is located at
D:\GitHub\Ember-MM-Newscraper\BuildSetup\Builds\Ember Media Manager BETA 1.4.7.2 x86.exe
************************************************
Press any key to continue . . .

Same errors. Damn. Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
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#26
Quote:*******************************************
* Creating setup file... *
* PLEASE WAIT *
*******************************************
File: ".\translations\*.*" -> no files found.
Usage: File [/nonfatal] [/a] ([/r] [/x filespec [...]] filespec [...] |
/oname=outfile one_file_only)
Error in script "Beta_1.4_InstallerScript.nsi" on line 213 -- aborting creation process
************************************************
DONE!

Setup is located at
D:\GitHub\Ember-MM-Newscraper\BuildSetup\Builds\Ember Media Manager BETA 1.4.7.2 x86.exe
************************************************
Press any key to continue . . .

Ok. I want to start over from creating my Transifex account. I logged into transifex using my github account info.
I cloned the source from github, opened and built project with VB, ran "txAccount.bat" and tested it with "txDownload.bat". Nothing happened. I then tried to use the 0_BuildSetup_x86.bat file to compile and create an installer. That's when I get the same error message every time.
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#27
Oh please help. I'd love to be able to compile source code on my own for a variety of things. I thought this would be the easy one...
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#28
(2016-02-09, 06:14)arcelas Wrote: Oh please help. I'd love to be able to compile source code on my own for a variety of things. I thought this would be the easy one...

For an quick and dirty solution you could skip and Setp 4 and 5.

In Step 3 you created a release with Visual Studio ("Build..." Strg+Shift+B) -> This will generate the files right in "..\Ember-MM-Newscraper\EmberMM - Release - x86". You can directly start the EmberManager.exe there and it will start. I did that in the past whenever I wanted to use a nightly Ember for my movie library. Downside is you won't have other languages than English (which is default) because you didn't do the Transiflex par - also your missing the automatic updates I think. But maybe thats enough for you?
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#29
Hi,
Which is the appropriate thread to post issues found when testing the compiled code (not compiling the code)? I don't want to clog this thread if this is not the proper location

Thanks
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#30
(2016-02-10, 00:56)Cocotus Wrote:
(2016-02-09, 06:14)arcelas Wrote: Oh please help. I'd love to be able to compile source code on my own for a variety of things. I thought this would be the easy one...

For an quick and dirty solution you could skip and Setp 4 and 5.

In Step 3 you created a release with Visual Studio ("Build..." Strg+Shift+B) -> This will generate the files right in "..\Ember-MM-Newscraper\EmberMM - Release - x86". You can directly start the EmberManager.exe there and it will start. I did that in the past whenever I wanted to use a nightly Ember for my movie library. Downside is you won't have other languages than English (which is default) because you didn't do the Transiflex par - also your missing the automatic updates I think. But maybe thats enough for you?

Well I only speak and write english so should be fine for me. Annoying that I cannot make an installer though...
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