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RE: [Setup]: Issue when previous package is deleted [was Re: please upload - expat-1.95.4 bugfix release]

"Robert Collins" <> wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: 
>> [] On Behalf Of Nicholas Wourms
>> Sent: Tuesday, 16 July 2002 4:53 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: [Setup]: Issue when previous package is 
>> deleted [was Re: please upload - expat-1.95.4 bugfix release]
>> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 10:09:11PM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>> >
>> >>expat-1.95.3 was buggy and is no longer available at sourceforge,
>> >>so please do delete the Cygwin release too.
>> >>
>> >
>> >Deleted.
>> >
>> Corinna has inadvertantly discovered a bug in setup  I had 
>> expat-1.95.3 installed on my machine and desired to upgrade 
>> to the new 
>> release.  I decided that, since it was uploaded so recently, I should 
>> verify the contents on my mirror of choice.  I just checked the 
>> setup.ini file on  It contained an entry for the new 
>> expat-1.95.4 with the proper directory path.  I examined the files at 
>> the path specified, and they turned out to be the correct version and 
>> md5 sums.  I have attached a png of the dialogue for your reference 
>> regarding the upcoming explination.  Ok, I fire up setup.exe, 
>> point it 
>> to, and click "View" once so that it displays all the 
>> packages. 
>>  I then scroll down to expat, only to find it saying "Keep".  I click 
>> "Keep" thinking I might get the new version, but instead it cycles to 
>> "Uninstall".  I click again, it cycles back to "Keep".  So apparently 
>> setup.exe doesn't like it when the previous package is 
>> deleted from the 
>> mirrors.  Also, the same behaviour can be seen with the 
>> _PostInstallLast 
>> package.  The machine involved is running WindowsME.  Just 
>> thought I'd 
>> give a heads up.
>Any chance of the log files as well? Without them, there is little
>information available to diagnose with.

As requested...  This is on my Win98 machine.  I hope it helps.  Sorry to be so short, my keyboard is going bad(I had to cut+paste all the spaces).


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