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How to preserve scripts after uninstallation with Weidu?
When Weidu installs a mod, it makes changes in different ways. And they are removed at uninstallation differently. If you add a line to a 2DA or an IDS file, and you already have other custom lines there, the outgoing mod will clear the new additions, but the older entries will remain. But if you EXTEND_TOP of a BCS file, and then uninstall the mod, Weidu will do the most destructive thing possible - pull the copy of the BCS file from the backup folder to override. That version may be outdated by ages, if you have already changed the file in other ways by hand or with other mods. And all of that work will be gone. Instead of pruning the tree, Weidu just chops it down.
I have two questions:
1) What kind of idiot came up with this method of backup?
2) How to uninstall anything, when the old mod you no longer want is standing there with a gun - or more likely a blunderbuss - to your temple?