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Re: uninstalling TortoiseOverlay

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 11:36:21 +0200

teekaysoh_at_gmail.com wrote:

>> Also, if you upgrade your application, you should uninstall the 'old'
>> version before installing the new one - good installers provide such an
>> option.
>
> Sorry that I didn't make it clear this is already the case (even
> though we've been trying to figure out how to avoid doing so, in order
> to simplify the upgrade process). But because the uninstaller (of my
> app) doesn't uninstall TortoiseOverlays (per TortoiseOverlays'
> documentation), so I was not sure if the re-installation (of
> TortoiseOverlays) would complicate things somehow.

It won't. If it's not installed already, it is installed as expected. If
it already is installed, nothing will happen.

>> If you're using the merge modules, then the reference count will be
>> increased for the TortoiseOverlays module. In that case, you must make
>> sure that the old version is uninstalled during an upgrade.
>
> I presume you meant the old version of my application?

Yes.

btw: what application do you want to use the TortoiseOverlays with? Just
curious...

Stefan

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Received on 2008-09-28 11:36:49 CEST

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