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Installing "Browser Only" doesn't remove previous Mail & News components

VERIFIED WONTFIX

Status

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enhancement
VERIFIED WONTFIX
17 years ago
14 years ago

People

(Reporter: don, Assigned: dveditz)

Tracking

({helpwanted})

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000
helpwanted

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

17 years ago
I had previously installed the Complete install of Mozilla 0.9.9.  Yesterday I
download the nightly and select the Browser Only install.  However it doesn't
appear to make any attempt to uninstall the non-Browers components.  Still have
Mail & News and all the other junk.

I assume I could manually uninstall all of Mozilla and then install Browser
Only.  But I'd like to be able to have the Mo installer do it.
(Assignee)

Comment 1

17 years ago
I admit the UI is confusing, but honestly we have no realistic plans to fix
this. We have no uninstall for individual components (RFE's filed), so if we
find an old mail we must upgrade it or you quite likely wouldn't be able to
launch. The final page of the install does show that the mail component is
"(Required)" even though you chose browser-only, giving the alert a chance to
install to a different directory.

Maybe someday when we have component uninstalls (which no one so far has shown
an interest in writing) we can reconsider this improvement. Marking this WONTFIX
instead of setting the target to Future so we don't provide false hopes.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Keywords: helpwanted
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX

Comment 2

17 years ago
Ui is confusing, but... wontfix
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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