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Change the update process

  • Can the update process be improved on windows? I know it's the same as Chrome and it creates these 2 problems:

    • Each new update creates a folder of 150 Mb. Fills the hard drive quick. As a past example I had 1 GB of Chrome versions.
    • The new update folder makes it so that I have to create new rules each time on my desktop firewall. A real annoyance.
  • @wolven said in Change the update process:

    The new update folder makes it so that I have to create new rules each time on my desktop firewall. A real annoyance.

    I think this is fixable. Chrome for example doesn't use a launcher.exe to launch a specific opera.exe. Chrome just has chrome.exe that uses the resources in the latest version folder. Opera should be able to do the same thing, which should avoid the firewall problem.

    Each new update creates a folder of 150 Mb. Fills the hard drive quick. As a past example I had 1 GB of Chrome versions.

    Usually Opera and Chrome only keep one extra so you can roll back an upgrade. They shouldn't pile up. Either way though, it'd be nice to have an option to not keep older versions.

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