In order to tell the compiler what, how and where to install an application there is the , you need to have at least create an installation description file, which .
It is processed by the IzPack compiler to create a setupthe installer that can be run to install your application.
For a more detailed description of this file see Writing Installation Descriptions.
Compiling the installation description
The compiler reads the installation description and uses the information to find and transform the artifacts into the runable installer. The compiler can be invoked from command line, by Maven or by Ant.