[openbeos] Re: on SoftwareValet for OBOS

  • From: "Nathan Whitehorn" <nathan.whitehorn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 19:32:17 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sikosis [mailto:beos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 4:33 PM
> To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [openbeos] Re: on SoftwareValet for OBOS
> Agreed. QNX is quirky as, and Software Valet blows.
> Omicronsoft's EasyInstallerCreator program installs an uninstaller 
> which 
> wasn't the best method but it got the job done.
> The uninstaller allowed the user to move the application around and
> installed files.  Many uninstallers fail if the files get moved after
> installation.
> True that it was slow by scanning the hard drive, but it was reliable 
> :-)

Our you could use the (plug mode on) Install/Uninstall Utils on BeBits, 
which use queries and attributes to track dependencies and file 
locations, among other things. Fast, nice, and BeOS.

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Teach children to be polite and courteous in the home, and, when he
grows up, he will never be able to edge his car onto a freeway.

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