Interesting... have you checked if the 1.5 solves anything? I believe they rebuilded most part of the code for that version?
Can you post some code that should compile if that option exists? I am not sure where I have to start to add the "skips"
Just a quick Q: does the installer install its own Java runtime?
I am trying to install on Windows 8 - running in Parallels on a Mac - it install OK but I cannot install the drivers for a UNO board during installation - nor when I drop all security settings.Also when I run it I cannot see any Serial Ports under Tools drop down menu.I have a similar problem when running a 'standard release' where Windows downloads/installs drivers when the Arduino is first plugged in - Windows does not see it behind the Virtual Machine.Any suggestions will be welcome.Thank-you
Quote from: AlxDroidDev on Nov 23, 2012, 01:08 pmJust a quick Q: does the installer install its own Java runtime?Yes, it uses an internal (updated) java runtime
Problem solved - W8 dos not allow drivers without signatures to be loaded - you have to go into Settings and disable this feature.seehttp://www.bryonconnolly.com/windows-8-arduino-driver-install
Quote from: eried on Nov 23, 2012, 02:51 pmQuote from: AlxDroidDev on Nov 23, 2012, 01:08 pmJust a quick Q: does the installer install its own Java runtime?Yes, it uses an internal (updated) java runtimeCan the installation of its own java runtime be optional, if I want to use my already-installed Java runtime? The thing is that since I use a SSD drive, I am a bit (too) concious about wear leveling, so I tend to limit the writes as much as possible in the SSD drive. Besides, space is kind of a constraint as well.
Very handy, works well (takes me back to Win98 !!!).Cheers ........... Mike B
Quote from: CrossRoads on Nov 16, 2012, 08:21 ameried,Have you & Josh Marinacci considered getting together?http://arduino.cc/forum/index.php?topic=120882.new;topicseen#newThis running update of 3 IDEs is a bit confusing.Well, I guess 4 now with the DUE IDE also.5 IDE's heheh... my original idea fixing the things (years ago) was to get something fixed someday in the official ide. Since that will never happen, I decided to build this mod mainly just for windows+arduino users (specially for me).I don't know if everyone noticed but the crusade seems to be pretty effective. Almost no one is now posting or discussing the same drivers/sloweness/installation issues in the forum (I was pretty tired seeing the same issues again and again, even in some 'arduino workshops' a big part of the time is used just to teach how to get the IDE running)I don't have any other board rather than a couple of arduinos, I have received some requests from people because they experience a lot of the same issues in derivated IDE's but besides providing feedback and hints, doing something it is just too much work.So, in conclusion, this mod is just a temporal solution, I may eventually update the ide to 1.5 but Josh solution is a much better approach and I will love to see any alternative IDE replacing the Arduino IDE in the future, but our work is not very shareable.
eried,Have you & Josh Marinacci considered getting together?http://arduino.cc/forum/index.php?topic=120882.new;topicseen#newThis running update of 3 IDEs is a bit confusing.Well, I guess 4 now with the DUE IDE also.
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