NSIS Maven Plugin

The nsis-maven-plugin enables Maven integration with the NSIS tools so that Windows and Linux build machines can create Windows Installer EXEs.

Goals Overview

  • nsis:generate-project Generate a project.nsh containing NSIS variables that represent the common POM values.
  • nsis:compile Compile the setup.nsi into an installer executable.

Usage

General instructions on how to use the NSIS Maven Plugin can be found on the usage page.

In case you still have questions regarding the plugin's usage, please feel free to contact the user mailing list. The posts to the mailing list are archived and could already contain the answer to your question as part of an older thread. Hence, it is also worth browsing/searching the mail archive.

If you feel like the plugin is missing a feature or has a defect, you can fill a feature request or bug report in our issue tracker. When creating a new issue, please provide a comprehensive description of your concern. Especially for fixing bugs it is crucial that the developers can reproduce your problem. For this reason, entire debug logs, POMs or most preferably little demo projects attached to the issue are very much appreciated. Of course, patches are most welcome too. Contributors can check out the project from our source repository and will find supplementary information in the guide to helping with Maven.