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Re: uninstalling TortoiseOverlay

From: <teekaysoh_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 02:45:29 -0700 (PDT)

On Sep 28, 9:36am, Stefan Kng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> teekay..._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...

TortoiseHg. Actually we had a little discussion when TortoiseOverlays
was introduced a few months ago, if you still remember :-)

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Received on 2008-09-28 11:58:40 CEST

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