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Re: Installer dialogue 'Files in Use' appears twice

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 18:31:50 +0200

On 15.10.2012 14:07, Ben Johnson wrote:
> On 10/14/2012 12:38 PM, Michael Brandl wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> the "File in Use"-dialogue reappears for me when I choose "Do not close
>> the applications. A reboot might be required." After the second time, it
>> disappears, and installation continues as expected.
>>
>> I've had this issue for quite a while with the TortoiseSVN installer.
>> Since it had not been fixed by the most recent version, I thought I
>> might ask for advice to see if this is an issue on my machine or
>> something general.
>>
>> I installed TortoiseSVN-1.7.10.23359-x64-svn-1.7.7.msi on a 64bit
>> windows 7 as a user with admin rights.
>> An earlier version of TortoiseSVN exists.
>>
>> Sorry in case this issue has been treated before here; I used the search
>> both in the mailing list archieves and in the changelog, but did not
>> find anything related.
>>
>> Thanks and best regards,
>>
>> Michael
>
> This happens to everyone else, too.
>
> My best guess is that the installer actually launches two separate
> packages, so the prompt appears twice. Maybe one of the developers can
> comment authoritatively.

The reason is simple: an update requires that the old files first be
removed (the old version is uninstalled), then the new files are written
(new version is installed).
You get the dialog once for the uninstall sequence, and once for the
install sequence.

Stefan

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