Check for updates

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Check for updates

Postby mhannah » 6. Dec 2017, 13:56

I am running virtualbox 5.1.30 and when I click "Check for updates" it tells me that I am on the latest release.
Why doesn't it tell me about the 5.2.2 release?
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Re: Check for updates

Postby towo2099 » 6. Dec 2017, 15:30

Because the update funcion checks only for the current branch. And 5.1.x != 5.2.x.
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Re: Check for updates

Postby mhannah » 6. Dec 2017, 16:07

Ah ok, I See.
Does that mean that if there are no further updates to the 5.1.x branch then even in 5 years time the "check for updates" mechanism will still say that I am running the most recent version?
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Re: Check for updates

Postby mpack » 6. Dec 2017, 16:18

I don't think anyone can tell you how the software will work in 5 years time.
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