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Program Updater

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Hi all,

How to make some sort of update script for my program? I tried the following:

#include <GUIConstants.au3>

GUICreate("My GUI")  ; will create a dialog box that when displayed is centered
$t1 = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 10, 130)
$t2 = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 25, 130)
$t3 = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 40, 130)
GUISetState (@SW_SHOW)       ; will display an empty dialog box

; Run the GUI until the dialog is closed
GUICtrlSetData($t1, "Searching for updates ....")
If FileExists("[url="file://\Serverupdates$instupdate.txt"]\\Server\updates$\instupdate.txt[/url]") Then
GUICtrlSetData($t2, "Getting Update File ....") 
FileCopy("[url="file://\Serverupdates$instupdate.txt"]\\Server\updates$\instupdate.txt[/url]", @TempDir & "\instupdate.txt", 1)
$read = FileReadLine(@TempDir & "\instupdate.txt", 1)
GUICtrlSetData($t3, "New Version: " & $read)
Else
MsgBox(64, "Updater", "No update available")
EndIf
While 1
 $msg = GUIGetMsg()
 
 If $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop
Wend

It works, but its to time-consuming. I think theres a better way to do it. Does somebody have an idea?

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The best method is probably to create a PAD file.

Just query Google for "Create PAD file"


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i made auto update in my script, it is part of my code, maybe it help u

$next_version=("http://www.xxx.yyy.ab/program_0.2.rar")

Select
    
        Case $msg = $UpdateButton 
        $size=InetGetSize ( $next_version )
        if  $size<1 Then
        MsgBox(0, "Update", "No update avaiable")
        EndIf
            If $size>1 Then
            InetGet($next_version, "update.rar", 1, 1)
            While @InetGetActive
            TrayTip("Downloading", "kBytes = " & @InetGetBytesRead/1000, 10, 16)
            WEnd
        EndIf
    Case $msg == $Gui_Event_close
    SaveSettings ()
    Exit
EndSelect

i just need to remember write correct $next_version

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Check my sig - there is a Update UDF that you can use or hack to make your own. It is primarily for updating a program via the internet, however, it wouldn't take much to modify for use over a LAN etc.

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