[Rd] Uninstall registry key the same for all versions (PR#10746)

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Feb 13 14:36:06 CET 2008

On 2/13/2008 3:27 AM, Gerhard Thallinger wrote:
> Hi Duncan,
>>> I just wanna add a related suggestion that when you have multiple 
>>> installations and you run "Unistall R 2.6.0" the first dialog
>>> ('R for Windows Uninstall') you see says "Are you sure you want to
>>> completely remove R for Windows and all of its components?"  This
>>> message does not specify the version being uninstalled, so without
>>> previous experience you certainly wonder if this is going to install
>>> all of your R installations or just one.
>> I'm just testing now, but I suspect Gerhard's suggestion of 
>> specifying AppID will fix this too.
>  Thanks for looking into this. I think setting "AppName" to the same
>  as "AppVerName" (which includes the version number) should cover both
>  Henrik's and my suggestion. 

Yes, that looks like the easiest solution.  The Inno Setup docs tell you 
not to do that; I'm just trying it now to see if it produces really ugly 
messages somewhere.

An alternative solution is to override the ConfirmUninstall message, but 
that has to be done separately in all the languages we support, so I 
like the AppVerName solution better.

Duncan Murdoch

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