SetupBuilder 5.1 Professional Edition Build #1270 is released.

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Change log for release of SetupBuilder 5.1 Build 1270 (September 26, 2005)


FIX : Possible Maintenance and Support Plan verification problem.

CHANGE : Minor License Agreement modifications.

Change log for release of SetupBuilder 5.1 Build 1267 (September 23, 2005)

Note that in the text below that "SB#" indicates the reference number of a
problem or suggestion reported and submitted to our bug and suggestion


FEATURE : Add Windows x64 (64-bit) installation support. Interactions
with 64-bit system folders, the 64-bit registry and 64-bit COM
registration are supported [Developer Edition].

FEATURE : Build installations for both pure 64-bit applications and
hybrid applications that mix 32-bit and 64-bit code [Developer

FEATURE : Distribute native 32-bit and native 64-bit applications with a
single version of the installer (32/64 two-in-one technology)
[Developer Edition].

FEATURE : Add "WOW64 Status" option to the "Get System Information"
script function to determine whether the specified process is
running under WOW64 (64-bit Windows).

FEATURE : Add "SB_SYSWOW64DIR" option to the "Get Special Folder Path"
script function to retrieve the path of the system directory
used by WOW64. This directory is not present on 32-bit

FEATURE : Add "Enable/Disable x64 Support..." script function to enable
or disable support for x64 on Windows x64 systems at run-time
[Developer Edition].

FEATURE : [SB#509152] Add installer Background Color support.

IMPROVEMENT: Update "Afrikaans" language file.

IMPROVEMENT: [SB#509171] Better compiler reporting of patch problems.

IMPROVEMENT: Add "Register file immediately" option to the "Register
OCXs/DLLs" script function.

Flag" script function. If set, the setup executable will
remove itself when it is completed.

FIX : [SB#509011] Creating additional Features and adding files to
the Program Files and Common Files folders caused a GEN1006
compiler error.

FIX : [SB#509021] Convert File Source Paths IDE function did not
convert the paths in File Properties->Patch filenames.

FIX : [SB#509022] Possible problem after entering a new Maintenance
and Support Plan ID and restarting the SB5 IDE.

FIX : [SB#509091] Possible Windows Vista compiler problem. Under
certain circumstances the compiler did not generate Vista
specific conditional instruction code.

FIX : [SB#509141] Possible window title problem when hard-coding
text strings.

FIX : [SB#509151] Under certain circumstances the installer did not
replace read-only files.

FIX : Under certain circumstances the compiler reported an error to
be one line past where it actually occurred.

FIX : Under certain circumstances the "Register OCXs/DLLs" script
function did not return a %_SB_ERRORCODE% value.

CHANGE : By default the %SYS32DIR% variable points to the SysWOW64
folder on Windows 64-bit machines if the installer is running
in 32-bit mode.


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