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Ticket #2041 (closed defect: moved)

Opened 2014-01-16T12:29:52-06:00

Updater dependency checking blocks unrelated actions

Reported by: curtis Owned by: dscho
Priority: major Milestone: imagej-2.0.0
Component: Updater Version:
Severity: serious Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:


Not sure, but this might actually be two different bugs...

It is easiest to show with an example:

  • Turn on the "LOCI" update site. This will install slim_plugin.
  • Modify an unrelated JAR file such as bio-formats.
  • Try to upload the change bio-formats to the Fiji update site.

The Updater will present a dialog stating that the dependencies of slim-plugin are broken and need to be fixed. Click "Break dependency" for all actions. Afterwards, the upload of bio-formats will still fail due to errors relating to slim-plugin.

Of course, we can repair the slim-plugin dependencies to avoid these issues, but I think it illustrates a problem with the dependency checking mechanism. The state of slim-plugin should be irrelevant to whether I can upload a new bio-formats.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2014-04-30T07:25:30-05:00 by curtis

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to moved