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Created attachment 2270 [details]
Monodevelop version information
Starting up Monodevelop 184.108.40.206 with Alpha channel selected, informs the user that a new update is available to 220.127.116.11.
If I'm on Alpha channel, this is a downgrade to a stable version and shouldn't be offered.
Attaching screenshots and version info.
Created attachment 2271 [details]
Looking into MonoDevelop's log it makes a request to http://software.xamarin.com/Service/Updates and the information returned includes 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124 despite level=Alpha in the GET request.
Attaching the log info, and a sample of the contents returned.
Created attachment 2272 [details]
monodevelop short log
Created attachment 2273 [details]
result of web call with level alpha
Result of the call to http://software.xamarin.com/Service/Updates?level=Alpha when made the same parameters as in the short log file
This is intentional, there was a bug in the updater in some recent versions of MD that we could only fix by pushing down 126.96.36.199 to all users. After you install 188.8.131.52, it should start offering normal updates again, including the 184.108.40.206 alpha.