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Updating exe file

Updating exe file

Postby Danny » September 9th, 2019, 8:55 pm

Hello, I recently discover wyupdate and would love to use it for my project. I installed the trial version and was playing around with it. What I notice was that when I try to update a single file .exe, it would not update and in the dashboard would provide a warning stating "old file is same as new file". I read through walkthrough and release workflow. I know it say to create a file 1.1,1.2, and so forth in order to send out update. However I think it is inconvenience on my part to create a new folder and update the entire application just so that I can update the single .exe file.Would there be any other quick way to single handly send update to my .exe file to all client?
Danny
 

Re: Updating exe file

Postby Wyatt » September 9th, 2019, 9:02 pm

>> "However I think it is inconvenience on my part to create a new folder and update the entire application just so that I can update the single .exe file.Would there be any other quick way to single handly send update to my .exe file to all client?"

It's required. Replacing a file on disk erases the old file. wyBuild has not way to know what was in the old file without having a reference to it. Hence us directly telling you (and warning you in-app) that you need to still have the old file so wyBuild can create a small patch.
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Re: Updating exe file

Postby Danny » September 9th, 2019, 9:20 pm

Thank for the super quick reply. I understand now!
Danny
 


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