Re: addon updater
I’ve done more checking and I found an odd thing. I have recent portable copies of NVDA. One of them gives a proper update message when I run the updater. Another one generates the error message. This is for updating NVDA itself. I don’t know why this is or what others experience but there is some sort of problem. Whether and how it is related to the add-on problem, I don’t know but since I found it, I’m reporting it.
The portable copies I tested the update feature on are betas but that shouldn’t matter. They are betas of different recent versions.
On Fri, Oct 1, 2021 at 08:23 AM, Chris wrote:
the problem is via check for updates menu item in NVDA only-
And let's be perfectly clear here, it's via the Check for add-on updates in the NVDA Tools submenu. The way this reads, it sounds like the Check for update. . . option in the NVDA Help submenu.
I get the error message when I try a manual check for add-on updates. I do not know whether this message is real (as in there is an actual error occuring) or spurious, as sometimes exception logic for "normal errors" can get buggy and a true error message gets thrown when, in reality, there isn't one.
I need to go back through this whole topic to see if an issue ticket for Add-On Updater exists for this. If not, I'll create one, as something's gone wrong.
Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043
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