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Software News : AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Posted by Rigo on 2010/7/31 14:45:32 (1751 reads) News by the same author

amiupdate.net announces the immediate availablity of version 2.2 from the downloads section of http://www.amiupdate.net

This version brings back those users of AmigaOS 4.0.

Extensive testing has been done to ensure compatibility with older versions of AmigaOS 4, and we would like to thank Chris Dallimore and Darren Eveland for their help with this.

There have been some other small changes, and these are included in the release notes for each component.

Also included is an Italian translation of the locale files, thanks to Samir Hawamdeh for his work on this.

Future translations will be available with the updates, and also from the AmiUpdate website.

Your AmiUpdate team.


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samo79
Published: 2010/7/31 16:37  Updated: 2010/7/31 16:37
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Quote:
- Changed the preferences editor so that only one instance can be launched. This stops any confusion
arising out of two sets of preferences in play.


Mmm but this don't work on my system, i can open tons of prefs window as before, maybe i have somethings in env ... i'll check
HammerD
Published: 2010/7/31 16:42  Updated: 2010/7/31 16:42
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Thanks for the Release Rigo :)

I was testing it on OS 4.0 classic with the update applied from Hyperion and all worked :)

Just as a tip you may want to add the NOGFX tooltype to speed things up a bit. (for users with slower machines).
Rigo
Published: 2010/7/31 16:57  Updated: 2010/7/31 16:57
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
@samo79

Hmm, I tested this and it worked fine, but you're right, it's not working now :/

I'll look into this.

Simon
Rigo
Published: 2010/7/31 16:58  Updated: 2010/7/31 16:58
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
@HammerD

Well, it's the same archive for all platforms, and we wouldn't want to deprive everyone of Masons hard work, would we? :)

Simon
samo79
Published: 2010/7/31 17:01  Updated: 2010/7/31 17:01
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Ok thanks mate, ... ehm another little thing, catalog doesn't load if it used in PROGDIR, it's loaded only if you put in Sys:locale/

Rigo
Published: 2010/7/31 17:50  Updated: 2010/7/31 17:50
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
As I said before, check the Snoopy log to see why that is. I can't imagine why it would be, as I'm simply trying to open it, it's down to the Locale system to find it.

Simon
Dirk-B
Published: 2010/7/31 18:55  Updated: 2010/7/31 19:03
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
The link to amiupdate in the news-item is this : http://www.amiupdate.net./

Seems that there is a "." to much.

Edit: ok the bug it is fixed now.
Rigo
Published: 2010/7/31 19:00  Updated: 2010/7/31 19:00
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Comments: 1341
 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
If only all bugs were that easy :)

Simon
Ricossa
Published: 2010/8/1 5:46  Updated: 2010/8/1 5:46
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
On my A1 it still fails to connect to the servers
K-L
Published: 2010/8/1 8:34  Updated: 2010/8/1 8:34
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Ricossa: It works with my AmigaOne. Maybe a net trouble (config ou provider).

Rigo : thanks for this work. Nonetheless, it doesn't start automatically at startup of the Amiga, even if it is choosen in the preferences.
trixie
Published: 2010/8/1 9:08  Updated: 2010/8/1 9:09
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@ricossa

> On my A1 it still fails to connect to the servers

Stupid question maybe but have you configured the servers in AmiUpdate prefs? I mean, they are not configured automatically after installation and you have to add them manually.
Rigo
Published: 2010/8/1 12:59  Updated: 2010/8/1 12:59
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
@K-L

Just ticking the checkbox is not enough to run it when Workbench loads, you'll need to add it to WBStartup.

Simon
K-L
Published: 2010/8/1 15:26  Updated: 2010/8/1 15:26
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
This is what I did and I get a wait error message at startup. I click on cancel and all is good
Rigo
Published: 2010/8/1 15:50  Updated: 2010/8/1 15:50
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Then you need to tick the "Do not wait" box.

Simon
Rigo
Published: 2010/8/1 18:06  Updated: 2010/8/1 18:06
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Quote:

Mmm but this don't work on my system, i can open tons of prefs window as before, maybe i have somethings in env ... i'll check


This should be fixed in 53.4.

Simon
Jack
Published: 2010/8/1 18:21  Updated: 2010/8/1 18:21
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Thanks for the update

Two issues (minor):

1. when run first time (prev. version, 1.2something afair) it failed to update itself and put itself into ram: notifying that I can install it from there, what I obviously did,

2. when I fired up the newer version it found amiupdate prefs editor update, which it failed to install with the following err msg in con window (that belongs to ContextMenus which I use to run AU):

CopyStore error - file '' : object not found

Nothing suspicious in log file, nor in snoopy's output.
Rigo
Published: 2010/8/1 18:59  Updated: 2010/8/1 19:37
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
The latest versions cannot be automatically updated unfortunately due to the extensive amount of changes. Any running versions need to be exited, so it's easier to have the update install manually.

OK, I found out why the Prefs update didn't work, and I have consequently fixed the archive so that it will work around the bug in CopyStore (which has also been updated)

Simon
agafaster
Published: 2010/8/1 22:30  Updated: 2010/8/1 22:31
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Top notch, thats sorted it out for me too !
swoodall
Published: 2010/8/2 6:54  Updated: 2010/8/2 6:54
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Thanks, and good work getting the new version out.

I installed using the script provided, and even though I had quit the previous running version, something was still holding several locks on the old update.library in RAM. I didn't notice what, but the script couldn't launch the new prefs since the old one wouldn't expunge. After a reboot it is fine with the all new version(s).

The first time I ran the prefs, it had nothing in the server list at all. Then when I ran it again it had the amiupdate.net entry there? Maybe the second install try took pity on me and added it there when I wasn't watching it.
Rigo
Published: 2010/8/2 11:37  Updated: 2010/8/2 11:37
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
The "www.amiupdate.net" server is added if none are found since it is the default.

Simon
Minuous
Published: 2010/8/2 12:22  Updated: 2010/8/2 12:22
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
I don't see the logic of supporting OS4.0 but not 3.9.
Rigo
Published: 2010/8/2 13:38  Updated: 2010/8/2 13:38
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From: London, England
Comments: 1341
 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Because the gadget toolkit is not available under 3.9 in a state where it is usable.

AmiUpdate (in fact all my software) is targetted at AmigaOS 4.

68K is dead, or did someone forget to tell you :)
samo79
Published: 2010/8/2 20:21  Updated: 2010/8/2 20:21
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
@James

Time to upgrade ?
kas1e
Published: 2010/8/3 8:30  Updated: 2010/8/3 8:30
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@Samo79
:) Imho time to understand for some users who registered here, that amigans.net it's about modern OS, and not about all that old-retro crap. And all those retro-sites, retro-programms and retro fanatics should die at last :))

@Rigo
Maybe Minuous mean that there is no big sense to support os4.0 at all ? (because too old and too buggy in compare with 4.1) ?
Rigo
Published: 2010/8/3 11:36  Updated: 2010/8/3 11:36
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Unfortunately, for classic users, there is no upgrade path from 4.0.

This is the only reason why I'm supporting it. If the classics ever get an update, I'll drop 4.0 for sure.

Simon
Templario
Published: 2010/8/5 19:56  Updated: 2010/8/5 19:56
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@Samo79
Congratulations for this new translation, your are great.
Jack
Published: 2010/8/5 21:41  Updated: 2010/8/5 21:41
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Now all's hunky-dory, thanx
ilbarbax
Published: 2013/9/18 12:42  Updated: 2013/9/18 12:42
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 Re: AmiUpdate 2.2 available now
Why since I came back from holidays Amiupdate gives me connection error when try to connect the third server in the list (the other two are fine). Trying to open the link trough a browser I obtain a not allowed access error message.
I have the latest Amiupdate version.

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