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Core updater vs thirtybees updater

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Just for clarification:

Which is the difference between the newly released module Core updater and the thirtybees updater? One is in substitution of the other? Should we run both of them, or should we only use core updater from now on?

I've installed it and I've used it. I like it. I've updated files in the same latest TB version and it did some minor changes.

Should we uninstall thirtybees updater, or it will keep some functions not found in core updater?

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good question , never thought of that , but I realise where the files go though

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Currently one can use both. After an update with the old updater, the new one would see everything is fine already and do (almost) nothing. Using the new updater first, the old one would refuse to do anything and just report 'your installation is up to date'.

That said, forthcoming thirty bees releases are planned to get provided by the new updater, only. Less work for thirty bees developers, more reliability for merchants. I don't think anybody will miss the old one.

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D'oh. Forgot the question about whether the old updater should get uninstalled.

The answer is No. The old updater is still needed for updating not thirty bees core, but modules. Plan is to move code needed for updating modules back into core, so eventually the module becomes obsolete, but not for the time being.

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Judging by what's been said ,if you remove you wont see module updates until they finish the core updater

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14 minutes ago, the.rampage.rado said:

So if we uninstall the old updater we won't see the available updates in Modules page?

That's correct. It's stupid, isn't it 🙂

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@TraumflugBut isn't the old updater is the only one that support db upgrades?

let say you want to upgrade from v1.0.2 to current version, you will need to use the old updater?

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