Any way to install more than one version at once?

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Paradox
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Any way to install more than one version at once?

Post by Paradox » Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:38 am

Stupid question which may have been answered before (i did a quick search but did not find anything definitive).

But on windows is there a way to install more than a single version of UMS at once?

Sometimes new releases have minor niggles and it would be nice if you could go back and forth between a couple of versions to compare and log things rather than having to uninstall and reinstall differing versions each time for logging purposes.

Wolfgan
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Re: Any way to install more than one version at once?

Post by Wolfgan » Tue Sep 15, 2015 5:22 am

Paradox wrote:Stupid question which may have been answered before (i did a quick search but did not find anything definitive).

But on windows is there a way to install more than a single version of UMS at once?

Sometimes new releases have minor niggles and it would be nice if you could go back and forth between a couple of versions to compare and log things rather than having to uninstall and reinstall differing versions each time for logging purposes.
What I usually do is download the latest compiled snapshot with dependencies from Jenkins (http://universalmediaserver-ci.hopto.or ... s%20trunk/) and then rename the jar files to keep different versions I want to test. The active one will be whatever you renamed as ums.jar (if there was any update in ffmpeg or mencoder versions you also need to manually update them to have everything in sync)
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Paradox
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Re: Any way to install more than one version at once?

Post by Paradox » Wed Sep 16, 2015 3:00 pm

Wolfgan wrote: What I usually do is download the latest compiled snapshot with dependencies from Jenkins (http://universalmediaserver-ci.hopto.or ... s%20trunk/) and then rename the jar files to keep different versions I want to test. The active one will be whatever you renamed as ums.jar (if there was any update in ffmpeg or mencoder versions you also need to manually update them to have everything in sync)
Quite a creative solution there slight messing around but certainly better than full install and uninstall each time :)

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