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[Fixed] java portable installer size calculation wrong?

Simeon's picture
- February 2, 2011 - 6:52pm

Today I wanted to update the commonfiles java to the latest version. I had 53 mb free space on my drive and the java folder was about the same size.
I run the installer but it told be I didn't have enough space to install it. I deleted the java folder inside CommonFiles and I had 123 mb free space. The java installer needs 105 mb so now I could install it.

Shouldn't the installer subtract the installed file size correctly when it does its calculations or does that not work with plugins in non-standard places like CommonFiles?

Will Check

I'll check into it for the next PA.c Installer update. I think it may not properly calculate space taken and space needed for CommonFiles plugin installers.

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Fixed in 6 Update 27.1

I've fixed this in the new PortableApps.com Installer 2.0.9, so it's also fixed in the jPortable 6 Update 27.1 release.

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I just came across this with jPortable_6_Update_29 and 37.3 Mb on my drive. And I get the same error.

Can someone try to reproduce this?

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Fixed in PA.c Installer 3.0.2

This is now fixed properly in the PortableApps.com Installer 3.0.2. I'm going to leave this bug open until the new jPortable 7 Update 4 is live (it's already built and mirrored, just waiting on The Document Foundation to release LibreOffice Portable 3.5.3). That way it won't cause confusion.

UPDATE: jPortable 7 Update 4 is up using the new PA.c Installer. The issue is fixed!

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