Downloads directory emptied by installer

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Downloads directory emptied by installer

Post by SjoerdNLD »

Hi there, using the 3.4.0 installer I upgraded the existing 3.3.1 install.
During the install I saw a lot of delete steps....
After it completed the install I found that the completed downloads directory was empty.

I suggest to have a warning that you should move the contents of the completed downloads dir to another place.

My install location is drive:\sabnzbd\
My completed dowloads location is drive:\sabnzbd\downloads\

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Re: Downloads directory emptied by installer

Post by safihre »

Using your application folder as your download folder is very unusual, so we don't provide any special checks for it.
Indeed, it wipes the install directory whe updating.
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