You can choose to build SparkleShare from source or to run the Windows installer.
Installing build requirements
Install version 4.0 of the .NET Framework if you haven't already.
Install msysGit and copy the contents of the install folder
C:\Program Files (x86)\Git by default) to
C:\path\to\SparkleShare\sources\bin\msysgit\ (in the SparkleShare source directory).
Open a command prompt and execute the following:
cd C:\path\to\SparkleShare\sources cd SparkleShare\Windows build
C:\path\to\SparkleShare\sources\bin should now contain
SparkleShare.exe, which you can run.
Creating a Windows installer
To create an installer package, install WiX 3.5, restart Windows and run:
This will create
SparkleShare.msi in the same directory.
Resetting SparkleShare settings
My Documents\SparkleShare and
AppData is hidden by default).
Updating the version number
Change the verion number in the following files before making a release:
configure.ac SparkleLib/Defines.cs SparkleShare/Windows/SparkleShare.wxs
You can uninstall SparkleShare through the Windows Control Panel.