In my post about redirecting the DevMate update feed, I missed the opportunity to mention that you should probably also update your app very soon to not rely on DevMate’s framework.
Mr Boy van Amstel at Danger Cove picked up the topic and explains how you can change your feed URL inside the app using the Sparkle
SUUpdaterDelegate methods. DevMate’s closed-source framework wraps this in its
Your battle plan thus should be:
- Redirect the remote feed URL to deploy updates to existing customers working with old versions, and
- Change the feed URL used inside the app as soon as possible and deploy an update to not rely on the redirect for too long.
I use the
SUUpdaterDelegate to switch feed URL’s in The Archive and WordCounter, too, in case you wonder if this is a good idea in the first place.
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