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Re: "Newer Version" dialog

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 16:09:18 +1000

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 3:35 PM, tsvn1 <tsvn1_at_mailinator.com> wrote:

> The "newer version available" dialog has recently become obnoxious. I
> understand it is beneficial to keep users running the latest version of
> Tortoise, but I'm having to update multiple times each week, and the dialog
> never really goes away for more than a day or two.
>
> A commonly accepted practice is to only notify users of new versions when a
> "major" revision has occurred. The definition of "major" is subjective, of
> course, but, for instance, right now the dialog is telling me:
>
> Your version is 1.6.1.16129
> Current version is 1.6.2.16344
>
> Is there some critical update that happened between those two that I just
> can't live without? Probably not. If it were a difference like 1.6.1 to
> 1.7.0, then MAYBE the "newer version" dialog would be appropriate.
>
> If such frequent updates really are necessary, then Tortoise should have an
> "automatic update" option. It's my hunch that they are not really
> necessary, though.
>
> Thanks.
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Maybe you should turn off the following option:

    Settings > General > Automatically check for newer versions every week.

Having said that, I believe there was a rather major issue fixed in 1.6.2,
so you might need to consider upgrading.

Cheers,
Daniel Becroft

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