On Thu, 17 May 2018, Bartosz Konikiewicz wrote:
> I had an issue with Git installer for Windows while trying to update
> my instance of the software. My previous version was "git version
> 2.15.1.windows.2", while my operating system prompted me to upgrade to
> "2.17.0". The installer asked me to "choose the default editor for
> Git". One of these options was Notepad++ - my editor of choice. Vim
> was selected by default and I've picked Notepad++ from a drop-down
> list. As soon as I did it, a "next" button greyed out. When I moved
> back to the previous step and then forward to the editor choice, the
> "Notepad++" option was still highlighted, and the "next" button wasn't
> greyed out anymore - it was active and I was able to press it and
> continue installation.
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Have Notepad++ 6.6.9 installed on Windows 10 64-bit 10.0.17134 Build 17134.
> 2. Use an installer for version 2.17.0 to upgrade from version 2.15.1.
> 3. On an editor selection screen, choose Notepad++ instead of Vim. You
> should be unable to continue installation because of the "next" button
> being disabled.
> 4. Press "prev".
> 5. Press "next". Notepad++ should be still highlighted, and the "next"
> button should be active, allowing to continue installation.
> I find it to be a crafty trick to make me use Vim. I have considered
> it for a good moment.
The code to generate that wizard page is here:
Can you spot anything obvious that could be responsible for the issue you
reported? (I can't.)