New windows installers (2.3.6, both 32 and 64 bit) do not start installation

Jean-Marc Lasgouttes lasgouttes at lyx.org
Thu Dec 10 19:15:26 UTC 2020


Le 10/12/2020 à 19:12, Yu Jin a écrit :

> It was not meant to be over installed:
> https://www.mail-archive.com/lyx-users@lists.lyx.org/msg111349.html 
> <https://www.mail-archive.com/lyx-users@lists.lyx.org/msg111349.html>
> https://www.mail-archive.com/lyx-devel@lists.lyx.org/msg214304.html 
> <https://www.mail-archive.com/lyx-devel@lists.lyx.org/msg214304.html>
> While it's nothing system breaking, you are leaving junk in your 
> registry behind which might affect something else (like installer not 
> starting).
> 
> Riki, please add this note to the website on the download section (maybe 
> at least a link to the news section).

Eugene, is it possible to detect this condition and uninstall the 
previous version, or is it precisely what you are trying to avoid 
(because it is too difficult to get right)?

JMarc


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