eComStation Maintenance Tool 126.96.36.199 released
April 24, 2004 by Chuck McKinnis
The 188.8.131.52 release of the eComStation Maintenance Tool is available for download.
Some of the changes are very basic to the operation of eCS MT and reverting to an earlier release is not supported.
All previous releases of eCS MT will only be supported on a time available basis.
All "fix" directories are optional and
may be defined using the
"Tools->Select fix paths" function from the main menu.
Create a default download directory if it does not exist at
It may be changed later.
Made the "Download Status" window modal.
Correct errors in TCP/IP
feature installation routines.
Add support for InnoTek OS/2 Kit for
Java 1.4.2_04 installation.
Add recovery routine for
ecsmt.ini. See the readme text,
ECSMT.INI file", for details.
Check screen sizes for valid numbers.
Issue one "nag" message per execution
if eCS MT is not properly
Correct error in navigation when
returning from popup windows
Add a tool, SET_SCREENS.CMD, to reset
the eCS MT screen sizes
and positions to
their installation default values.
Correct scaling of windows and buttons
to be based upon the
height rather than width (dual head is a killer).
Enable user to "hide" updates that are
of no interest. The
invoked from the "Updates", "Applied", and
panels under the "Updates" menu or by a RMB on the
item. Applied updates will not be hidden from view,
downloads for them will be.
Use wget.exe with SSL support (if available) for downloads. To
support, the user will need to download and
wgetssl???.exe (in WarpIN format).
Enable installation of custom themes through the Theme Manager
process. To use this enhancement, copy the *.idx,
*.bmp, and *.res
modules of a theme to the theme manager
(ecssystemthememgr or os2thememgr and run the
update from eCS MT.
Make Theme Manager and Boot Manager update failures non-fatal.
Rewrite directory selection routine.
Enable user to change the eCS MT backup
Suppress console output from RESMGR.CMD when in "debug" mode.