Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#237 closed enhancement (fixed)

apt: bundle apt.exe to allow update-in-place

Reported by: maphew Owned by: osgeo4w-dev@…
Priority: major Component: Installer
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Description

for the apt package, make apt.exe the default instead of apt.py. Although this greatly increases the size of the download package it (should) allow updating everything in place, including python and apt itself.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by maphew, 11 years ago

Woohoo! apt-0.0-6.bz2 in the testing repository can successfully upgrade and replace earlier apt packages on at least one machine.

The ugly hack in r1179 is not worth it, and doesn't work anyway; need to parse the output of svnversion more intelligently (or ensure the build exe and pkg scripts are only run in a clean check out directory).

comment:2 by maphew, 11 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

comment:3 by maphew, 11 years ago

bundled apt.exe promoted to main repository as apt0.0-6.bz2

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