Subject Re: [IBO] Update for 4.5 Ai Eval installer
Author Helen Borrie
>At 12:13 PM 30/12/2004 +0100, S. Besso wrote:
> >hello Jason,
> >
> >now I have tried to make a complete install with compilation. To do so I
> have
> >completely eliminated the old IBO installation and I have also
> eliminated the
> >CPS key from the registry. Now the packages are copied to C:\IBO4, but
> >IB_Components.pas is still missing (how it can compile if this file is
> >missing
> >and there is no IB_Components.dcu?). Anyway when it starts to compile this
> >message appears:
> >
> >---------------------------
> >Setup
> >---------------------------
> >There appears to be a conflict with another installation of IBO.
> >
> >Please properly uninstall prior installations and try this installation
> again.
> >---------------------------
> >OK
> >---------------------------
> >
> >I'm absolutely sure that there are no remnants of the old installation on my
> >machine. I usually modify the packages before compiling so that all .bpl's
> >and
> >dcp's go to ...\Delphi\Projects\Bpl folder.
> >
> >What do you test to see if there is another installation?

At 10:23 PM 30/12/2004 +1100, I wrote:

>Have you checked in your Delph \lib directory? When I installed it, it
>didn't ask me where I wanted things to be. It installed the runtime BPLs
>in ..\Delphi7\bin and the designtime BPLs in my IBO root\D7.
>I haven't installed the Ai Eval version though (yet). Will try and let you
>know what happens.

OK, I confirm that:

1) the uninstaller for 4.5Ah does not remove the runtime BPLs from Delphi's
bin directory
2) after cleanup of these, the 4.5Ai Eval installer goes partway through
the installation routine, and then throws the error described by
Salvatore. The aborted install doesn't clean up anything. However, when
it fails, there are no BPLs anywhere, no DCUs and some sources (but not

Salvatore, AFAICT, there is no option (in the installer) to place BPLs in