[mapguide-internals] Installation directory structure

Zac Spitzer zac.spitzer at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 22:24:03 EDT 2009

C:\Program Files\OSGeo\MapGuideOpenSource

is redundant as osgeo is always opensource

how about
C:\Program Files\OSGeo\MapGuide2.1\

and what about WebTier instead of WebServerExtensions?


On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Jackie Ng <jumpinjackie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> There seems to be some talk that the current directory structure used by the installer is not quite ideal. If so, then what should the ideal structure be?
> I would prefer something like:
> $INSTALLDIR = C:\Program Files\OSGeo\MapGuideOpenSource
> $INSTALLDIR\WebServerExtensions
> This would be like the structure of previous releases, except by default it goes under the 'OSGeo' name and it will work-around the fusion having hard-coded the web server extension path. Jason suggested locking down the Server and Webextension directories which I think is a good idea. The less number of configurable paths, the better.
> Thoughts?
> - Jackie
> P.S. I didn't come up with the initial directory structure. I just went with the flow :-)
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