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Archived:Canceling an asynchronous silent uninstallation takes a long time

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Article Metadata
Tested with
Devices(s): Nokia N78, Nokia 6210
Compatibility
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition, FP2
Symbian
S60 3rd Edition FP2
Article
Created: User:Technical writer 1 (04 Sep 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (07 Sep 2012)

Overview

RSWInstSilentLauncher is the client-side handle used to access SW Installer UI services. It can be used to silently install/uninstall the SISX without user intervention. The silent install and uninstall methods have both synchronous and asynchronous versions.

The SW Installer Launcher API is part of the SDK API Plug-in package for S60 3rd Edition, FP2.

Description

If the uninstallation of an application is started using the asynchronous version of SwiUI::RSWInstLauncher::SilentUninstall, it can be canceled by calling the method SwiUI::RSWInstLauncher::CancelAsyncRequest(TInt aReqToCancel).

The cancellation process of an asynchronous silent uninstall operation takes a long time (more than 10 seconds) and any attempt to start another operation during this time causes the S60 Installer to hang.

Solution

No solution exists.

This page was last modified on 7 September 2012, at 06:49.
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