Re: [MXE Octave] NSIS while copying files installer should not be canceled?
On 3/2/20 4:20 AM, PhilipNienhuis wrote:
> John Donoghue-3 wrote
>> On 2/14/20 2:31 AM, Kai Torben Ohlhus wrote:
>>> John D., before opening a new bug report, is it intended behavior, that
>>> the Octave installer cannot be canceled once it copies the files?
>>> I think it is no big deal, just an observation. From the
>>> installer-script  I could not find things like NSIS describes .
>>> https://hg.octave.org/mxe-octave/file/33eacbfa7739/tools/makeinst-script.sh.in >>> 
>>> https://nsis.sourceforge.io/InstFiles_Cancel_-_Allowing_a_user_to_cancel_installation_during_InstFiles >>
>> The installer is just using the standard methods for
>> installing/processing files, so isnt doing any modifications of that
>> apart from adding an additional page for the check boxes
> I also noted (know) that NSIS installers (there are more, AFAIU notepad++
> also uses it) can't be interrupted.
> But killing hem through Task Manager works.
Thank you both for your replies Philip and John. If this behavior is
default for NSIS installers, then I do not really bother, as a complete
Octave installation is the default installation workflow as well.