> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Manning [mailto:robert.m.manning@...]
> Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 6:07 PM
> To: KARR, DAVID (ATTSI)
> Cc: squirrel-sql-users@...
> Subject: Re: [Squirrel-sql-users] Why does Squirrel continue to say
> there are updates, but not update me?
> A couple of other things that I just thought of might be at play here.
> If you use a proxy and it's NTLM (Microsoft proxy), the library that
> we use for HTTP over proxies (Apache HttpClient) doesn't support that
> protocol (At least in the version that we are currently using). If
> that is not the case for you, then perhaps you don't have write
> permissions to the folder that SQuirreL was installed in (for example,
> you installed SQuirreL using an administrator account on
> Vista/Windows7 in the C:\Program Files directory). I'll admit that
> the UI needs some improvement to identify these conditions. Could
> either one of these be the case for you ?
I really doubt our proxy would be NTLM, but I don't know for sure.
There is no issue with write permission. I have admin rights on this laptop, and I installed SQuirreL myself before. I manually installed 3.1 into the same "Program Files" directory when this self-update from 3.0.3 failed to behave.
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 8:50 PM, KARR, DAVID (ATTSI) <dk068x@...>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Robert Manning [mailto:robert.m.manning@...]
> >> Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 1:39 PM
> >> To: KARR, DAVID (ATTSI)
> >> Cc: squirrel-sql-users@...
> >> Subject: Re: [Squirrel-sql-users] Why does Squirrel continue to say
> >> there are updates, but not update me?
> >> I have observed this behavior when the update site is not accesible
> >> the client (for example, no Internet access). You can disable
> >> auto-checking by accessing File -> Global Preferences -> Update :
> >> uncheck "Enable Automatic Updates"
> > No, that isn't the problem. I thought perhaps my proxy password
> > set correctly, but after making sure it was set correctly, I could
> > easily repeat the behavior. I ended up manually downloading and
> > installing the 3.1 release.
> >> On 4/15/10, KARR, DAVID (ATTSI) <dk068x@...> wrote:
> >> > I had Squirrel 3.0.3. When I start it, it says there are updates.
> > I
> >> > install the updates. After finishing the start up, it says there
> > are
> >> > updates again. I exit and restart. It says there are updates
> > again.
> >> > It appears to be trying hard to install these updates, but it's
> >> silently
> >> > failing for some reason. I looked in the installation directory,
> > but
> >> I
> >> > don't see an obvious log file to look for errors in.
> >> >
> >> >
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