[osgeo4w-dev] what package creates the OSGeo4w Shell menu item?

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Fri Jul 4 21:34:34 EDT 2008

On 4-Jul-08, at 5:44 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> Matt Wilkie wrote:
>> What package creates the OSGeo4w Shell start menu item?
> Matt,
> It is actually created by the installer itself as a post processing  
> step
> but I would like to shift that action to the msvcrt (base) package  
> at some
> point, or alternatively to create a "shell" package that creates it  
> and
> that is a dependency of anything with a commandline commands like  

I agree with you Frank regarding a separate package..in fact I'd like  
to propose that this "package" is a simple exe created through  
Nullsoft to handle start menus, shortcuts, registry listing,  
uninstaller, etc.


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