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Thread: Bye Bye Installer!
06-18-2009, 05:46 AM #1
Bye Bye Installer!
Just spotted this on the Ripdev site...
"Today, a new iPhone OS, 3.0 has been released. This is obviously a big and long waited for update for all iPhone users. And we believe, it is about time to officially announce that we are discontinuing support of Installer platform for iPhone and iPod touch.
Over past 1.5 years when we were involved in the Installer project (first in 3.x versions, then in 4.x), a lot of things has happened and we believe it's time to unify the installation platform for the iPhone — and clearly, over the past year this is DPKG, thanks to tremendous effort of Jay Freeman and his Cydia. We have also dropped our two cents by providing our own themeable and lightweight DPKG installer tool, named Icy.
So now you have a choice, which tool to use — and no matter what you choose, it will be compatible with each other. We obviously cannot speak for Jay, but we will do our best to make sure two products play nicely together.
The Installer 4 repositories we manage will be running until July 1st, 2009, then they will be discontinued and brought offline. So if you wanted to get something that is only available in the Installer — this is the time to do so.
We would like to take the opportunity and say “thank you” to everyone who has contributed and supported Installer project in any way. You rock."
Bye Bye Installer! - Ripdev
Last edited by DiverRich; 06-18-2009 at 05:50 AM. Reason: typo
06-20-2009, 03:00 AM #2
i love the days when we have installer. captain for Jail breaking
06-21-2009, 06:36 PM #3
Good riddance. The early installer rocked, but once it was bought by ripdev things started to go downhill. Never tried icy though. (does not work well with 3.0)