[Interest] Online installer: How to properly remove old versions of documentation/examples?
Sze Howe Koh
szehowe.koh at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 12:17:15 CEST 2017
On 19 June 2017 at 22:18, Kai Koehne <Kai.Koehne at qt.io> wrote:
> This sounds like a bug, please feel free to create a bug report.
> Anyhow, as a workaround you can launch the maintenance tool with the --show-virtual-components argument. This will show you also packages that are usually hidden in the user interface, because they should be automatically enabled or disabled. You should be able to find any installed documentation packages there and e.g. remove the "Qt 5.7 Examples".
Thanks, your workaround cleaned things up.
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> > From: Interest [mailto:interest-bounces+kai.koehne=qt.io at qt-project.org]
> > On Behalf Of Sze Howe Koh
> > Sent: Monday, June 19, 2017 3:20 PM
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> > Subject: [Interest] Online installer: How to properly remove old versions of
> > documentation/examples?
> > Hello,
> > I'm running Windows 10 x64. My current "instance" of Qt has existed since
> > July 2015, although it has gone through numerous updates over the years.
> > I've just installed Qt 5.9 and uninstalled Qt 5.8. Months ago, I also uninstalled
> > all copies of Qt 5.5 and 5.7. I currently have Qt 5.4, 5.6, and 5.9 on my system.
> > While the headers and binaries for Qt 5.5, 5.7, and 5.8 are now gone, all their
> > documentation and examples are still there. Furthermore, because I had
> > installed Qt 5.7.0 but not 5.7.1, the "Update components" option in
> > MaintenanceTool.exe still prompts me to update the Qt 5.7 docs/examples
> > (even though I have no 5.7 binaries/headers anymore)
> > What's the proper way to uninstall the old docs/examples?
> > Thanks and regards,
> > Sze-Howe
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