[spambayes-dev] Re: Problem with 1.0a9 Windows installer?

Kenny Pitt kennypitt at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 27 10:57:06 EST 2004

Mark Hammond wrote:
>> The hackery is a result of an apparent problem with the Inno
>> installer during uninstall.  When Inno tried to unregister the COM
>> DLL using the usual LoadLibrary/DllUnregisterServer method, it
>> apparently didn't release the DLL properly and then failed to delete
>> some of the files. 
> To be fair to Inno, it is more Python's fault.  The problem is more
> that doing a LoadLibrary(), executing Python code, then doing a
> FreeLibrary() doesn't release every DLL.

Yeah, I discovered that later when I tried this out using a simple NSIS
install script (for those who don't know, it's another open-source
alternative to Inno) and got the same result.

Kenny Pitt

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