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Old 07-07-2017, 05:43
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Okay lets look at including the best compressors that currently have support and where the authors are actually constantly working on it.Its pointless adding stuff that going to give constant errors and problems.Guys will be end up fixing more compression issues than having to work on the actual script and its enhancements.

Eg: precomp(all versions from 0.38 to 0.46) , pzlib(latest) , reflate , zstd , oodle lzma and lzma2.
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Old 07-07-2017, 05:58
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You should wait for Converter Ultra.

No script editing needed if it's included once. All will be handled by it's dll.

So you can add more compressors without editing script again.
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Old 07-07-2017, 06:49
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Sure thing we can do that once that works with script if users want to mess around with other compressors then its up to them.Which makes life much easier then Prince can work on the script itself.
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Old 07-07-2017, 08:28
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Since CU is dead because our mighty Razor12911 quits, you should not longer wait for a updated release.

Here are a list

Should not mention srep / lzma / delta anyway...
lzma2 = faster than lzma, but slightly different compression ratio (in my tests over 90% are bigger than lzma, but faster).
pzlib = working on most games (>95% success, ~5% it fails, but depends on game)
reflate = Problems on big files, but rest works.
precompMT = Works very good, but i have not tested it much
msc = problems on decompressing dds files (see UA topic, other not tested) with an archive around 3-4GB. Much too slow with high profile. But it's integrated in CIUv2 anyway, so...
lz4 = working build not public
zstd = Don't know much about that, should work good with lz4
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No it's not a shame. But it's his personall decision anyway. We should respect that.
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No it's not a shame. But it's his personall decision anyway. We should respect that.
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can anyone voluntarily donate me a design that will be come default with CIU, Credits is always his/her, Only two requirement - use most of the component from the bamse's releases(not mine, removed music related tweaks from the last release)

and one more thing added ultraarc support, just don't want to release with the current design that i messed up during testings, also anyone with requests got free weekend

Edit: Thinking about ways to add custom methods, I can add an option to extract a 7zip file before the extraction of bin that contains arc.ini and other important things(exe and etc.) in temp, Any suggestions?
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can anyone voluntarily donate me a design that will be come default with CIU, Credits is always his/her, Only two requirement - beautiful and use most of the component from the bamse's releases(not mine, removed music related tweaks from the last release)
What do you mean with "beautiful"? What design is beautiful to you?

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and one more thing added ultraarc support, just don't want to release with the current design that i messed up during testings, also anyone with requests got free weekend
Great.

I had some ideas past days, but forgot them somehow lol. Will let you know when i got them back in my head.

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Edit: Thinking about ways to add custom methods, I can add an option to extract a 7zip file before the extraction of bin that contains arc.ini and other important things(exe and etc.) in temp, Any suggestions?
Don't understand. 7zip file contains additional files related to CIU or related to custom methods only? In that case, script must be somehow variable.
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Old 27-07-2017, 17:29
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Don't understand. 7zip file contains additional files related to CIU or related to custom methods only? In that case, the script must be somehow variable.
after conversion, you make a zip file containing arc.ini, CLS's and executables that u used but not come with ultraarc, then you put where setup.exe is. then at the starting of installation process setup will extract it first in the temp directory, so the it can get all the arc.ini and other stuff needed for the extraction of bin
f.e, let u use ztool(of RAZOR12911) with your setup.exe that don't come with ultraarc, so you make a zip file, put it where the setup is, at the installaion process extract it, then uses the archived exe to extract the bin
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170728:
  • redone all the tweaks from the previous release.
  • Added ultraarc
  • added multiple splash(Autorun\ASplash#.png, Setup\Splash#.png,Setup\Splash#_*.png(# - (1 to ?), * - Short name for language))
  • multiple backgrounds for setup(already done by bamse, its a bit confusing for me thus write my own code)
  • Fixed external compression, was broken in previous release

NOTE: Volume seeker and other music related tweaks from the previous release doesn't work in here, as i messed up external compression while adding them, will be reimplemented as soon as possible
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170728:
  • redone all the tweaks from the previous release.
  • Added ultraarc
  • added multiple splash(Autorun\ASplash#.png, Setup\Splash#.png,Setup\Splash#_*.png(# - (1 to ?), * - Short name for language))
  • multiple backgrounds for setup(already done by bamse, its a bit confusing for me thus write my own code)
  • Fixed external compression, was broken in previous release
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[*]multiple backgrounds for setup(already done by bamse, its a bit confusing for me thus write my own code)
Was that the jpg and png thing? I don't know if that was a bug or a feature, and haven't tested yet, but in previous releases you could only use JPG images for Backgrounds, not PNG ones.

PS: Have you added ztool too?
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[*]Fixed external compression, was broken in previous release
You mean internal INNO compression?

Haven't tested yet, but should be this way if you decide to let users use internal inno compression:
1. Create Setup.bin normaly (with or without PASSWORD)
2. Share whole CIU folder (except for Setup folder)
3. People must be creating Setup.exe with EXTERNAL switch and INTERNAL compression

ANd why this thread is not sticky yet? Pakrat? Please do it, since it is very usefull.
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