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Discussion in 'Feature Requests & Suggestions' started by eva2000, Jun 5, 2014.

  1. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Been thinking about this since Centmin Mod started but wasn't sure how intrusive this would be for a shell based script. What if Centmin Mod when centmin.sh is run, it will check if you have the latest version installed and notify you if there was a newer version ?

    Basically it would be a static text file at centminmod.com/latest.txt with only the Centmin Mod version number. Then when centmin.sh is run, it compares your current used Centmin Mod version used with the version specified at centminmod.com/latest.txt and if latest.txt is newer will just give you a message in SSH that there's a newer version update available ?

    In software it's generally nice to have such feature, but within an SSH shell based app it could be seen as intrusive or a security issue by some folks.


    What do you think ?
     
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2014
  2. rdan

    rdan Well-Known Member

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    Good to have for me :)
    I always check your site and this forum so no need for that :D
     
  3. Peter Downey

    Peter Downey Member

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    I'm absolutely fine with it.
     
  4. Matt

    Matt Well-Known Member

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    Yes, always good to know you are on the latest version.
     
  5. pamamolf

    pamamolf Premium Member Premium Member

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    not need it as i check daily the site :)