User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030912 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030912 Installer should only delete the directory (all the installed components), if the release is a step (1.4 -> 1.5). 1.5 -> 1.5.1 (or 1.5b -> 1.5b) should not prompt to delete components though should remain as a "clean install" option, should someone wish to do so. Reason being that to test nightlies, you have to reinstall potentially several things for testing. With releases, that means going up a x.x.1 incriment means quite a few steps. What should happen is it should only happen for larger steps. For all, you should have the option to "Clean Install". End users don't want to perform more work than necessary. Testers don't either. This is the third time this week I have to reinstall checky, since I can't seem to update my installation without removing everything. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce:
how Do you know that nothing changed in the nightly that needs a clean install ? You should ALWAYS do a clean install as tester
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this won't happen until we have some way to deal with outdated components resolving WONTFIX
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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