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Item1055: Find More Extensions should compare installed version with latest version

Priority: Normal
Current State: Closed
Released In: 1.0.4
Target Release: patch
Applies To: Engine
Component: Configure
Reported By: ArthurClemens
Waiting For:
Last Change By: GeorgeClark
The 2 values are not comparable, so there is always the link "Upgrade" even if both versions are the same.

See for instance:

find extensions versions.png

The version is 1.037, but the strings do not match.

The extension has a free form entry in the table. For TablePlugin this is:

|  Plugin Version: | 1.037 (16 Dec 2008) |

and in this is:

$RELEASE = '1.037';

RELEASE is also free form. It would be better to use the automatically assigned VERSION, and write that to the extension table upon building. Then FastReport can read the value from the extension table.

-- ArthurClemens - 17 Feb 2009

Done so far:
  1. Make 'version' and 'installed version' uniform by only comparing the svn revision number, so we do not confuse by using different notations
  2. Show a message "up to date" if both versions are equal (with green background); use pink background for extensions that need upgrading
  3. Updated FastReport to show the proper data (added classification, removed shouldRunOn and testedOn, added compatibility)

Now a number of extensions should be re-published with the correct %$VERSION% string at Version: in the extension topic:

-- ArthurClemens - 01 Mar 2009

See Item1198 for more

-- CDot

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Summary Find More Extensions should compare installed version with latest version
ReportedBy ArthurClemens
SVN Range Foswiki-1.0.0, Thu, 08 Jan 2009, build 1878
AppliesTo Engine
Component Configure
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
Checkins BlogAddOn:062cae1aad18 distro:309277b130ef
TargetRelease patch
ReleasedIn 1.0.4
Topic revision: r14 - 12 Dec 2017, GeorgeClark
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