Confirming FastCube v2.5.5 Version Number

PolomintPolomint Australia
edited 2:18AM in FastCube 2
I am trying to verify that FC is correctly installed on development machines. In the debug code for an App I have created the following procedure
function GetFCVersion : string;
  var
    Cube : TfcxCube;

begin
  try
    Cube := TfcxCube.Create (nil);
    Result := Cube.Version;
  finally
    FreeAndNil (Cube);
  end;
end; {GetFCVersion}
When FC 2.5.5 was released recently I manually uninstalled the previous version, and ran IOBit Uninstaller to "shred" any vestiges of the install. Then I installed the the new version.

In spite of these actions, the above code is reporting v2.5.2 is installed.

Any suggestions
- why this might be happening?
- for a more reliable version test!

Comments

  • PolomintPolomint Australia
    edited 2:18AM
    OK - we've solved our own problem. Others may be interested how we did it...

    The problem stemmed from running the Recompile after the Installation (four times: twice for our RAD Studio XE7 and Seattle environments, and twice for 32 and 64 bit outcomes).

    In each case we blithely assumed the compiles were successful - a nice dialog box pops up to say the output is in "C:\Program Files\FastCube 2 VCL Professional\LibD21" (or other) folder - however the memo window at the bottom of the Wizard was displaying "not compiled" for several *.dpk files.

    Turns out the paths specified for FastReprot 4 [sic] and FastScript .dcu files, while correct, included a trailing '\'

    Taking this trailing slash off the path fixed the compilations(!)

    The GetFCVersion function now returns "2.5.5" >
  • PolomintPolomint Australia
    edited 2:18AM
    Polomint wrote: »
    The GetFCVersion function now returns "2.5.5" >
    OK the weirding continues. Now this code is reporting "2.5.7" with FC v2.5.6! Getting ahead of ourselves here, or sloppy RVC at the "Factory"?
  • PolomintPolomint Australia
    edited 2:18AM
    And now with the release of v2.6 we are seeing version number of 0.0!

    I have raised a support ticket on this.

    [rant]
    Revision-Version-Control is important, folk! If you aren't going to maintain this information for us, delete the Version property from your components and we'll revert to managing RVC ourselves! [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/mad.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":angry:" border="0" alt="mad.gif" /> [/rant][/img]
  • PolomintPolomint Australia
    edited 2:18AM
    Polomint wrote: »
    I have raised a support ticket on this.
    And the support ticket has been acted upon and this matter is resolved.
    >

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