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Re: [TSVN] Upgrading + Verson numbering

From: Peter Mounce <pete_at_molehole.org>
Date: 2005-08-18 22:47:00 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> Peter Mounce wrote:
>> Simon Large wrote:
>>> I thought Stefan had solved this one before by making a new guid
>>> automatically for every build, using ??????.???????.??????.????????
>>> somewhere.
>> The package and product GUIDs are indeed randomly generated for each
>> build. It's the UpgradeCode that has to remain the same. But a
>> MajorUpgrade does not occur if a.b.c of a.b.c.d of the version number
>> remains the same - ie, the nightlies. That means nightly users will
>> get more than one entry in the add/remove programs applet, among other
>> (also not too serious) things.
> Silly question, but how was it working before and has stopped working now?

What had stopped working was something else, unrelated...? I'm not
sure, I've only had the chance to skim the list this week; interviews
and freelancing have kept me occupied.

It used to be the case that the installer unconditionally uninstalled
whatever was already installed, if anything, regardless of version. It
wasn't a "kosher" MajorUpgrade.


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