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Question: How to uninstall older casks? #3359
How should I uninstall older casks?
Today I was willing to upgrade VLC, since an update was released. Apparently, I couldn't uninstall the old cask:
This fails... So, I did:
Is this how I'm supposed to upgrade the apps ? Is there a different way to deal with outdated apps which needs an upgrade?
Thanks in advance!
What you did is the only way that works 100% of the time for now. If the app can update itself, that also works.
This is very far from ideal, and is one reason we can only consider this to be alpha-quality software.
In #3066 and other places, we are currently improving the book-keeping needed for
@rolandwalker, Nice to know, thank you!
Just in case, if I want to completely uninstall an app (that was updated), is there any procedure I need to do to make sure it was uninstalled without leaving any "garbage" behind? (for example, if it was installed using a install section).
#3066 looks great... Sadly, I'm mainly a C++ programmer, and ruby is a pretty much unknown language for me. If at some point I decide to study it (no time now
If the app was installed via
The original question was answered, so I think we can close this. Naturally, @TheZoc, if there’s something you’d like a clarification on, feel free to ask.