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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Uninstaller doesn't delete personal files

From: Massimiliano Maini
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Uninstaller doesn't delete personal files
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 09:44:18 +0200

"Christian Anthon" <address@hidden> wrote on 16/04/2008 22:23:29:

> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 10:12 AM, Massimiliano Maini
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >
> > I agree. I have to check how/if this can be done with InnoSetup (windows).
> > ot sure is gonna be easy to identify exactly where the .gnubg directory is
> > created ...
> >
> I don't know much about innosetup, but I'm 99% sure that it will have
> a way to remove files installed in the current users home directory.
> Christian.

Apparently it lacks support for "interactive uninstalls":


I had to create a .bat script executed by the uninstaller. It checks
if the .gnubg dir is there, it prompts to delete it.

Seems to work fine, but to get the home dir I had to use a constant in Innosetup
that gives the User Application Data dir, like:


This lrelies on the assumption that the user applciation data dir is in the user
home dir. I think its true on XP and Vista, dont know about the others Wins ...

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