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|Summary:||Need to uninstall module if moudle becomes corrupt|
|Product:||platform||Reporter:||Jaromir Uhrik <juhrik>|
|Issue Type:||ENHANCEMENT||Exception Reporter:|
Description Jaromir Uhrik 2002-01-11 13:43:41 UTC
This issue is transferred from bugtraq (4621993). Customer should be able to uninstall a module if module becomes corrupt or is affecting other functionality. In addition customer should be able to reinstall the module in question. A partial solution could be to add an additional state (or flag) to a disabled module so when user access the update center the user can then download and install the flagged (corrupt) module.
Comment 1 akemr 2002-01-11 16:01:35 UTC
Comment 2 akemr 2002-01-24 13:45:49 UTC
Jesse, what do you think about this suggested partial solution?
Comment 3 Jesse Glick 2002-01-24 18:45:37 UTC
The flagging thing sounds like very strange UI, I am not sure what the purpose is. Better to just permit direct deletion. Suggest a pure abstract class in org.netbeans.core.modules that would delete a module though it be a scanned module. ModuleNode could look for such a thing in lookup and make scanned module nodes deletable using it, if present. However that would be a hack. Prefer to wait for Looks to make it possible to set an "AutoUpdate look" on the ModuleNode, which would handle deletion of tracked modules, as well as the NewType for NBMs.
Comment 4 gaikokujin 2002-02-07 22:29:22 UTC
See Radiance case Case ID: 62836648 Task ID: 64641095: "how to cleanly uninstall / rollback to the previous version, the SOAP TPM module" This is particularly an issue with Tech. Preview Modules, which are beta overwrites of the fcs modules (ex: webservices.jar)
Comment 5 akemr 2002-02-08 10:54:03 UTC
Marking as duplicate of #20323, which is more complex. *** This issue has been marked as a duplicate of 20323 ***
Comment 6 Jaromir Uhrik 2002-02-15 11:22:53 UTC
Verified - duplicate.
Comment 7 Quality Engineering 2003-06-30 13:49:21 UTC
Resolved for 3.3.x or earlier, no new info since then -> closing.