Opened 12 months ago
UpdateCheck mechanism should allow to also directly install updates
To finalize the UpdateCheck mechanism it should be possible to not only download the latest update archive directly. It should also be possible to install the update right away seeing YAM being closed, the updated files/binaries updated and then YAM being restarted to finalize the update.
While for a simple updatecheck mechanism downloading the update lha archive might be enough a better approach would be if the update could also be automatically installed instead of just downloading the archive and relying on the user to install the update properly. Several major problems with that approach seem to prevent the implementation however:
An ideal implementation would present an "Install Update" button instead of "Download" in the update notification window. If the user presses this button YAM will be closed, the update installed (possibility non-interactive, with creating backups, etc.) and afterwards YAM being restarted to finalize the update.
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