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Re: [TSVN] Bug in nightly build

From: Jan Normann Nielsen <lists_at_dubbekarl.dk>
Date: 2005-09-12 14:48:24 CEST

Peter Mounce wrote:

>>>> When the commit dialog opens, tortoiseproc.exe crashes in the
>>>> nightly build (Sep 8). Are you aware of the bug? If not, what can I
>>>> do to give detailed info about it? Are there any log files,
>>>> stacktraces or such?
>>>
>>> Does it crash every time with every working copy?
>>
>> I tried installing the latest nightly this morning (r4361) and I
>> noticed that when a previous version (1.2.2) of TSVN was installed, I
>> suddenly had to installations of TSVN in my "Add/remove programs"
>> dialog in Windows, although they seemed to be installed the same
>> place. Also, the old Danish language pack was not removed when I
>> installed the nightly build. This used to happen before, as I
>> remember it. As a result, I uninstalled both versions (one seemed to
>> do nothing, really), noticed that my TortoiseSVN folder in C:\Program
>> Files had gone, rebooted and did a clean install of the nightly build
>> in which I am not able to reproduce the crash I reported earlier.
>> Maybe the problem had something to do with half-installed versions as
>> I describe here, I don't know.
>
> The two-entries-in-ARP is a known issue and to do with how our version
> number scheme works in combination with MSI. MSI Major Upgrades are
> what we use to make new versions install over the top of old ones;
> however, this only works when one of the first three numbers of the
> version number increments. So in a number of a.b.c.d, only a.b.c are
> considered by MSI - the d revision number is ignored :(

Is there nothing to at least inform me that I'm installing, not
upgrading or tell me to uninstall before re-installing. I don't remember
to see anything different between the two different things in the installer.

Best wishes,
Jan

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