[osgeo4w-dev] Progress Update

andrea antonello andrea.antonello at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 03:38:29 EDT 2008

Same for me here, I am wondering why it is not in the "Installed
Directory Layout" list.

Updates on java world and udig:
- the jre can be split into bin and lib, which is good I think (though
I'm not sure if that would work for other applications, it has to be
- udig executable doesn't like the JVM from the path and will try to
pick up the system one, which is bad. This can be bypassed if launched
through a .bat file with the proper commands in it. Is that ok? I'm
not sure how that would behave related to the links that are done in
the start/program menu of windows.

I couldn't find a doc about how to supply icons for the menu. The
setup.hint files do not seem to deal with that.


On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 1:09 AM, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
> Jeff McKenna wrote:
>  >
>  >> That is exactly the purpose of the existing /osgeo4w/apps/ folder.
>  >>
>  >
>  > Further explanation: MS4W has always used /apps for all applications.
>  > And some osgeo4w packages already use the /osgeo4w/apps/ folder.  So for
>  > consistency I am pushing hard to keep this /apps/ folder.  Plus, i'm
>  > sorry but /opt/ means absolutely nothing to a windows user.
>  /apps is fine with me!
>  Best regards,
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