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 File comments for:  Utility » Misc » amisystemrestore.lha

Amisystemrestore

Description: Monitors & allows undoing changes to SYS:
Download: amisystemrestore.lha
Version: r1_beta7
Date: 22 Aug 13
Category: utility/misc
FileID: 8237
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Comment by: ChrisH (82.71.2.6)At: 29 Aug 2013, 07:39File version: r1_beta7
@HKvalhe "*When deleting restore points, it should be possible to tick multiple restore points at once to delete, just like Restoring in Windows."

This is already possible, but you must change "Restore mode" to "Limited restore (and multiple selections are allowed)". I know this isn't entirely intuitive, but the only alternative would be that deletions must be done in a separate window (which always allows multiple selections).
 
 
Comment by: HKvalhe (85.167.227.247)At: 23 Aug 2013, 16:42File version: r1_beta7
Updated to R7 of AmiSystemRestore :) Works always a a charm! Would have been nice to have iconed AmiSystemRestore drawer and to have AmiUpdate update and autoinstall a new version when there is any :) Thanks again for the great update, Chris :) So happy to have donated for it!:)
 
 
Comment by: HKvalhe (85.167.227.247)At: 11 Jul 2013, 20:41File version: r1_beta6
I have a question about AmiSystemRestore: While it is excellent as it is, how about a small update? Here is what i would like to see:

*When deleting restore points, it should be possible to tick multiple restore points at once to delete, just like Restoring in Windows.

That's the only small update i want to see. Other than that, AmiSystemRestore is perfect as it is.
 
 
Comment by: ggw (66.90.167.101)At: 02 Feb 2013, 04:26File version: r1_beta6
I don't understand why AmiUpdate (which ran and claimed no updates to 529 entries it looked at) doesn't provide me with this AmiSystemRestore update.

Is there probably a simple reason?
 
 
Comment by: ChrisH (82.71.2.6)At: 06 Sep 2012, 10:01File version: r1_beta2
@Phantom
I request that any replies unrelated to AmiSystemRestore are made by email or on a forum. I don't think that the "ports problem" is nearly as bad as you make out (especially in the longer term), but I don't want to go off-topic here.
 
 
Comment by: Phantom (94.71.123.131)At: 05 Sep 2012, 23:03File version: r1_beta2
@ChrisH
Actually I don't trust, or better I don't like installer at all as well. I prefer to install everything by hand, that's how I used to do anyway, so that I know exactly what I'm doing. ;-)

On the other hand I can see why you wrote that tool. Unfortunately our OS 4.1 is full with linux ports mostly (than native tools) - I found it a real shame - which means thousands of files copied into our hard disks. Of course such files can overwrite some mandatory files in SYS: directory no doubt. Take for example AmiCygnix; hundreds of files. Although a terrific port, but I don't used to install a vast amount of files in my Amiga ever. There are hundereds of such examples (all coming from ports).

Where are those native Amiga games or programs we used to have? Everyone selects the easy path of porting, so yes, AmigaOS sometime will be like Windoze or Linux (or Klinex) with hunderds of thousands of files, where you'll not have the slightest idea what is what. :(

I always prefer to install and run a native AmigaOS program from a descent developer, than trying to fiddle with a port because it was an easy one.
 
 
Comment by: ChrisH (82.71.2.6)At: 05 Sep 2012, 17:59File version: r1_beta2
@Phantom
My reason for developing AmiSystemRestore is quite simple: I don't trust installer scripts at all, but I no-longer have the time or interest to manually back-up every relevant system file before running the installer (or installing it manually).
 
 
Comment by: Phantom (94.71.68.5)At: 04 Sep 2012, 15:50File version: r1_beta2
Seems a promising tool, but I would never understand its existence. We're not running crap OS like Windoze, which there it seems mandatory, but AmigaOS. In AmigaOS you're not dealing with millions of system files that's for sure.
 
 
Comment by: ChrisH (82.71.2.6)At: 17 Aug 2012, 17:37File version: r1beta
@Unimon
The bug (not really a crash) has been fixed for the next beta release of AmiSystemRestore :)
 
 
Comment by: ChrisH (82.71.2.6)At: 14 Aug 2012, 22:02File version: r1beta
I do NOT advise reporting bugs HERE, because there is little chance I will ever see them. Please email me (or PM on AmigaWorld.net).

I will try to investigate GlobalTrash install issue, but it would have been much better if I could have asked you questions (e.g. what machine, what version of OS4, what did you Crash Log show, etc).
 
 
Comment by: Unimon (83.172.232.157)At: 31 Jul 2012, 21:44File version: r1beta
Unfortunately, it causes GlobalTrash installation crash. Becareful while installing any program. If you see it works better so, otherwise close it or delete/deactivate it in WBStartup prefs. Thanks, it could be a very useful tool. I hope other Amiga user will post or contact you to give you feedback.
 
 

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