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Posted: 26 August 2012 07:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 106 ]
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thoromyr - 26 August 2012 06:31 AM

I’m going through this list and resetting things and noticed a problem: in the Victoria 5 Pro Bundle there are two different files for SexySilky, both with the same version number but different files nevertheless.

Any pointers as to which is the one to install?

The installer with ‘for’ (lower case f) in its name installs a ReadMe file that’s name says it is 1.0 rather than the 1.1 in the installer name.

The installer with ‘For’ (upper case F) in its name installs a ReadMe that says it is 1.1, agreeing with the version number in the installer name. The contents of the two ReadMe’s are actually identical apart from the picture, with no mention of updates, problems solved or whatever.

I haven’t gone through the actual installed content from each file by file to check, and it’s quite possible that the only difference is the ReadMes, with the initial 1.1 update having just forgotten to update the ReadMe, so producing a second version of the update with the correct ReadMe. But I presume fromm this that the installer with ‘For’ rather than ‘for’ is the actual, correct lastest version.

 

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Posted: 26 August 2012 08:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 107 ]
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thoromyr - 26 August 2012 06:31 AM

I’m going through this list and resetting things and noticed a problem: in the Victoria 5 Pro Bundle there are two different files for SexySilky, both with the same version number but different files nevertheless.

Any pointers as to which is the one to install?

The installer with ‘for’ (lower case f) in its name installs a ReadMe file that’s name says it is 1.0 rather than the 1.1 in the installer name.

The installer with ‘For’ (upper case F) in its name installs a ReadMe that says it is 1.1, agreeing with the version number in the installer name. The contents of the two ReadMe’s are actually identical apart from the picture, with no mention of updates, problems solved or whatever.

I haven’t gone through the actual installed content from each file by file to check, and it’s quite possible that the only difference is the ReadMes, with the initial 1.1 update having just forgotten to update the ReadMe, so producing a second version of the update with the correct ReadMe. But I presume fromm this that the installer with ‘For’ rather than ‘for’ is the actual, correct lastest version.

Aaaargh! That’ll teach me not to leap to the easy conclusion.

The installer with ‘For’ in the name, which installs a ReadMe that saya 1.1, installs content .dsf files dated October 2011.

The installer with ‘for’ in the name, which installs a ReadMe that saya 1.0, installs content .dsf files dated March 2012.

And the assorted .dsf files, both in the People/Genesis/Clothing and in the data folder, are NOT identical - the March 2012 ones have been changed from the October 2011 ones.

So actually the installer with ‘for’ in the filename contains the later files, even though it’s the one that installs a ReadMe that says 1.0 rather than 1.1.

 

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Posted: 26 August 2012 02:43 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 108 ]
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DavidGB - 26 August 2012 08:19 AM
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thoromyr - 26 August 2012 06:31 AM

I’m going through this list and resetting things and noticed a problem: in the Victoria 5 Pro Bundle there are two different files for SexySilky, both with the same version number but different files nevertheless.

Any pointers as to which is the one to install?

The installer with ‘for’ (lower case f) in its name installs a ReadMe file that’s name says it is 1.0 rather than the 1.1 in the installer name.

The installer with ‘For’ (upper case F) in its name installs a ReadMe that says it is 1.1, agreeing with the version number in the installer name. The contents of the two ReadMe’s are actually identical apart from the picture, with no mention of updates, problems solved or whatever.

I haven’t gone through the actual installed content from each file by file to check, and it’s quite possible that the only difference is the ReadMes, with the initial 1.1 update having just forgotten to update the ReadMe, so producing a second version of the update with the correct ReadMe. But I presume fromm this that the installer with ‘For’ rather than ‘for’ is the actual, correct lastest version.

Aaaargh! That’ll teach me not to leap to the easy conclusion.

The installer with ‘For’ in the name, which installs a ReadMe that saya 1.1, installs content .dsf files dated October 2011.

The installer with ‘for’ in the name, which installs a ReadMe that saya 1.0, installs content .dsf files dated March 2012.

And the assorted .dsf files, both in the People/Genesis/Clothing and in the data folder, are NOT identical - the March 2012 ones have been changed from the October 2011 ones.

So actually the installer with ‘for’ in the filename contains the later files, even though it’s the one that installs a ReadMe that says 1.0 rather than 1.1.

Sheesh! I hate relying on file timestamps versus the explicit version number. It’d be nice if Daz reduced it to a single file set of what is the most current content.

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Posted: 26 August 2012 03:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 109 ]
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thoromyr - 26 August 2012 02:43 PM

Sheesh! I hate relying on file timestamps versus the explicit version number. It’d be nice if Daz reduced it to a single file set of what is the most current content.

It’s not just the file timestamps. The .dsf file format includes revision numbers and date fields within the files themselves if you open them in a text editor. The .dsf files from the ‘for’ installer have later revision numbers and dates internally, as well as later external timestamps than the ones from the ‘For’ installer.

DAZ should not be presenting us with both installers of course. But the ‘for’ one defintiely installs later revisions of the files.

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Posted: 26 August 2012 03:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 110 ]
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Errr. right. I should try reading next time :( Thanks for pointing out what you said. I’m up to the D’s for products…. this’ll take a while to sort through

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Posted: 26 August 2012 03:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 111 ]
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I have both Sexy Silky and the V5 Pro bundle in my Order history so I reset both of them to see if they had the same files..

I did a reset of just Sexy Silk for Genesis only the installers with the “for” are showing up.

The V5 Pro suite is showing both versions.  both version aren’t right next to each other too if you look at your downloads.

I also updated Beast & Brutes to (1.01) on the main list and added a note about Sexy Silky next to it.

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Posted: 26 August 2012 03:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 112 ]
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post lists Pretorian as v1.1, but from Genesis Battle Ready Bundle I have v1.2. The other versions match what I have already downloaded.

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Posted: 26 August 2012 04:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 113 ]
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didn’t see either of these in the list

Ehawee for Hitomi 1.1
Sugoi Hitomi 1.1

(versions are from resetting download and observing filenames which matched what I had originally downloaded)

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Posted: 26 August 2012 04:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 114 ]
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Thanks thoromyr,

I just updated the main list.

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Posted: 26 August 2012 06:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 115 ]
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Stephanie 5 bundle appears to include older versions of a couple of products:

Lycan Hunter is 1.0
Lily Nymph for Genesis is 1.0

Keira is not listed above, it is 1.1 in the bundle

The others are listed above and at the same version unless I missed something

(quick replies to this thread always fail for me with different results. One time it just failed to post (repeatedly). Most recently it claimed I wasn’t logged in, prompted for login, then failed the login/post—the message wasn’t clear)

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Posted: 26 August 2012 07:20 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 116 ]
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Holy crap! Maybe I should wait for the dust to settle.

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Posted: 26 August 2012 08:44 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 117 ]
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Thanks I got Keira added.  Most have forgot her when I did the update.

Lycan Hunter & Lily Nymph for Genesis download the 1.1 version when you click on them in the Stephanie 5 Pro bundle,but the links say they are for the 1.0 version for some reason.

thoromyr - 26 August 2012 06:32 PM

Stephanie 5 bundle appears to include older versions of a couple of products:

Lycan Hunter is 1.0
Lily Nymph for Genesis is 1.0

Keira is not listed above, it is 1.1 in the bundle

The others are listed above and at the same version unless I missed something

(quick replies to this thread always fail for me with different results. One time it just failed to post (repeatedly). Most recently it claimed I wasn’t logged in, prompted for login, then failed the login/post—the message wasn’t clear)

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Posted: 27 August 2012 02:36 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 118 ]
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Jay_NOLA - 26 August 2012 08:44 PM

Lycan Hunter & Lily Nymph for Genesis download the 1.1 version when you click on them in the Stephanie 5 Pro bundle,but the links say they are for the 1.0 version for some reason.

Strange. I just reset the Stephanie 5 Pro bundle a couple of minutes ago and both my files are still at 1.0. Do different people have access to different files somehow?

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Posted: 27 August 2012 04:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 119 ]
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Jay_NOLA - 26 August 2012 08:44 PM

Thanks I got Keira added.  Most have forgot her when I did the update.

Lycan Hunter & Lily Nymph for Genesis download the 1.1 version when you click on them in the Stephanie 5 Pro bundle,but the links say they are for the 1.0 version for some reason.

Not for me. A reset showed the same files. Re-downloaded LilyNymph and it is identical to what I’d originally downloaded:

-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr  6000305 2012-08-22 18:28 13497_GenesisFemaleGenitalia_1.4_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 56278566 2012-08-22 18:28 14756_CoolSportsGenesis_1.1_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 36286133 2012-08-22 18:28 14757_PureHairCrazy_1.0_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 33682787 2012-08-22 18:28 14760_SCFittedSundress_1.1_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 48237694 2012-08-22 18:28 14773_LilyNymphGenesis_1.0_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 45871479 2012-08-22 18:28 14781_PHLovely_1.0_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 40876971 2012-08-22 18:28 14813_LukaHair_1.3_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 40452456 2012-08-22 18:28 14813_LukaHairV4_1.3_dpc.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr  6176116 2012-08-22 18:28 14826_Stephanie5Poses_1.1_ds.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 39599606 2012-08-22 18:28 14838_KeiraForS5_1.1_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 39200506 2012-08-22 18:29 14838_KeiraForS5Ps_1.1_dpc.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 89297021 2012-08-22 18:28 14842_Stephanie5_1.0_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 72330264 2012-08-22 18:28 14845_RileyS5_1.0_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr 54085807 2012-08-22 18:28 14848_LycanHunter_1.0_trx.exe
-rwxr-xr-x 1 thoromyr thoromyr  6167519 2012-08-22 18:28 14864_S5BonusPoses_1.0_ds.exe 

Unless those files contain 1.1 version content. I diff’d the dl’d file against what I had and computed the md5 checksum

md5sum 14773_LilyNymphGenesis_1.0_trx.exe 
6891acbf072d85fa7730ad2c60b8064a  14773_LilyNymphGenesis_1.0_trx
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Posted: 27 August 2012 11:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 120 ]
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14094_SnoodHair_1.0_dpc.exe - Snood Hair
Just reset this one and found the file is identical to the one I already had.

It’s in the list of hair items in the Non-Genesis Items with Metadata thread but it is also for Genesis. It’s one of the somewhat rare GN/Gen4 products that only has 1 dpc installer instead of the more usual paired dpc/trx installers.

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