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Old 21 July 2015, 17:43   #124
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Originally Posted by brett71 View Post
One of the things I always thought the Amiga could've used is a major overhaul of the Installer to work more like InstallShield does for Windows, enabling easy install, upgrade, rollback, and clean uninstall of applications. It always seems like after installing something, the only way to completely get rid of it, beyond just deleting its program drawer, is having to hunt down and remove all the startup-sequence changes, abandoned libraries, etc.
While it's a really nice idea, you have to to think of all the old software which won't use it unless repackaged, which is unfeasible since most authors won't answer to emails pertaining Amiga stuff anymore.

How much new software is still actively developed and installed often on our Amigas? Most of it it's stuff released in the late 90s, early 00s...
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