Mac Installer: Installer is unresponsive when installing

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

SeaMonkey
Installer
P1
normal
RESOLVED WONTFIX
18 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: dougt, Assigned: Syd Logan)

Tracking

({relnote})

Trunk
Future
PowerPC
Mac System 8.5
relnote

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: [nsbeta3-][rtm-] relnote-user)

(Reporter)

Description

18 years ago
Installer is unresponsive when installing.  At the minimum it should respond to
update, and activate events.

I accidentally clicked in the background prior to the install and could not
bring the dialog forward until the end of the installation.


Found in today's 3/20 beta1 commercial build

Comment 1

18 years ago
We give the OS 1 tick every WaitNextEvent().  Since SmartDownload shares the 
main event loop, by experimentation we found that giving the OS anymore time 
significantly slows download and install time.  One possible remedy is to 
increase the number of ticks given to the OS at install time, but leave it at 1 
during download.  So the installer will still appear unresponsive during 
download but will regain responsiveness during install.  Scheduling for M17.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: M17

Updated

18 years ago
Blocks: 32500

Comment 2

17 years ago
Ping: M17 has passed.

At the moment, if during the copying process you bring another application to the 
front and then bring the installer back to the front, the installer will fail to 
update even its own display -- only the progress indicators will be updated.

Updated

17 years ago
Target Milestone: M17 → M18

Comment 3

17 years ago
updating mac mozilla installer QA contact to me
QA Contact: gbush → asa

Comment 4

17 years ago
Expect a minus, If so please add this to the relnote3.

Adding helpwanted per nsbeta3-
I think the suggestion in 2000-03-20 10:33 makes sense, can someone external 
write the patch?

Marking relnote because I'm sure mac users would like to know if mozilla's 
installer crashed or is actually doing something.
Keywords: helpwanted, nsbeta3, relnote, relnoteRTM, rtm
Whiteboard: [nsbeta3-]
Whiteboard: [nsbeta3-] → [nsbeta3-][rtm-]

Updated

17 years ago
Whiteboard: [nsbeta3-][rtm-] → [nsbeta3-][rtm-] relnote-user

Updated

17 years ago
Priority: P3 → P1
Unsetting missed milestones to aid triage queries.
Target Milestone: M18 → ---

Comment 6

16 years ago
Over to Syd for installer bug triage
Assignee: sgehani → syd
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
(Assignee)

Updated

16 years ago
Target Milestone: --- → M1
(Assignee)

Updated

16 years ago
Target Milestone: M1 → Future

Comment 7

15 years ago
Mozilla CFM build is dead; should this bug go with it?

Comment 8

15 years ago
Quoth Steve Dagley: "The Mac installer code was never Carbonized and there is no
intention to ever change that."

http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=yahoo_com-77F6E8.09344011022003%40h-204-29-187-156.netscape.com
http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=avkj4k%24ihs2%40ripley.netscape.com
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Keywords: helpwanted
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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