[wix-devs] 3746/4808 - Configuring Bundle upgrades
r.sean.hall at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 15:02:38 PDT 2020
I don't agree, but I'm also not interested in arguing about it. Especially
when my way is more work.
On Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 7:48 AM Bob Arnson <bob at firegiant.com> wrote:
> We shouldn't encourage AllowDowngrades given how poorly MSI supports it.
> (Maybe, if you want to support a related-bundle mode that does the
> previous-bundle-uninstall first.) AllowSameVersionUpgrades should just be
> the new way things work. I don't think there's a lot of benefit to the
> current behavior or that people would miss it.
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> I don't have a preference for what the defaults are.
> What I'm interested in is allowing Bundles to declaratively specify
> "AllowDowngrades" and "AllowSameVersionUpgrades" as yes/no. Version ranges
> probably aren't required for this, so I'd be fine with doing it differently.
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 1:26 AM Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:
> > We could if the additional complexity was worth it. However, AFAICT,
> > the lack of version ranges hasn't been a real problem.
> > What was called out as the problem was the "AllowSameVersionUpgrades"
> > both in Bundles and MSIs. I think I've come around (and these issues
> > are the result of that) to the fact that same version upgrades is
> > better than the behavior you get without allowing same version
> > upgrades (duplicated packages).
> > So the default should change for both MSI and Bundles.
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Sean Hall via wix-devs
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> > Cc: Sean Hall <r.sean.hall at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [wix-devs] 3746/4808 - Configuring Bundle upgrades
> > Looking at https://github.com/wixtoolset/issues/issues/3746 and
> > https://github.com/wixtoolset/issues/issues/4808, Burn seems to have
> > been designed so that all Bundles have the equivalent of <MajorUpgrade
> > AllowDowngrades="no" AllowSameVersionUpgrades="no /> without the
> > ability to change it. All RelatedBundles with type Upgrade work the same
> > Is there a reason we shouldn't enhance Burn to support configurable
> > version ranges for RelatedBundles? That seems like the way to go.
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