#315 MinGW installer 5.1.1 to 5.1.2

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nobody
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2007-01-20
2006-12-14
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* MinGW_LICENSE.rtf: Update version.
* mingw.nsi (PRODUCT_VERSION): Increment.
(inetc): Update links for inetc information
(downloadINI): Fix inetc::get command invocation, which was not
downloading mingw.ini
(downloadINI): Add message while downloading mingw.ini to prevent
installer from being opened in background - let users know that
is happening.
(gotINI): Remove unused code.
(DownloadIfNeeded): Do not download existing files.
(ChoosePackage): Set default focus to "Current" package selection

Discussion

  • anatoly techtonik

    Patch for MinGW installer

     
  • Dave Murphy

    Dave Murphy - 2006-12-20

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    Patch reviewed and most changes incorporated in latest installer.

    What's the purpose of the setfocus portion? I'm not clear on why this might be required.

     
  • anatoly techtonik

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    Enhancing UX. To make it convenient to control installer without mouse. I.e. enter-enter-enter-enter for unattended installation with supervisory control. Useful if you need to script automaic installation. For example, with AutoIT.

    In 5.1.1 if focus is set to other option button than currently selected in NSIS window then it is not quite obvious what happens when you hit enter. This could leave user in confused state where she/he will additionally use mouse or try to move focus with tab to reach clear state of windows controls.

     
  • anatoly techtonik

    • status: open --> closed
     

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