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12-09-2001, 01:00 AM
David, will not changing the package code not confuse the patch procedure?
My I quote the MS documentation "A unique package code is required because
some transforms or patch packages can be applied to more than one
application or can upgrade..."



Looking forward to your response.

Regards
George Furnell

"David Thornley" <davidt@installshield.com> wrote in message
news:3c0fb4ad$1@news.installshield.com...
> Minor upgrades ARE possible. The bug is that you will get this error if
you
> change the package code. This bug exists for Standard project types only.
> The workaround is to not change the package code until we get this
resolved.
>
> Regards
> David Thornley
>
> "GeorgeF" <georgef@pqafrica.co.za> wrote in message
> news:3c0f8577@news.installshield.com...
> > I am posting this issue not to confirm the problem but to find out what
> the
> > workaround is, i.e. how others are getting around.
> >
> >
> >
> > A minor upgrade is just not possible, this has been confirmed with IS
> > support and can be find in an earlier posting. Minor upgrade = only
> changing
> > the product version & package code. Currently all our upgrades are
treated
> > as major upgrades, you can guess what my users think of this.
> >
> >
> >
> > It appears as if Dev 7 simple ignores the REINSTALLMODE="voums" &
> > REINSTALL="ALL" command. The log displays the message "Another version
of
> > this product is already installed."
> >
> >
> >
> > What is the work around?
> >
> >
> >
> > Kind regards
> >
> > George Furnell
> >
> > Development Bank of Southern Africa
> >
> >
> >
>
>