[osgeo4w-dev] PATH variable issue

Matt Wilkie matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca
Tue Dec 11 09:06:38 PST 2012

I'm okay with inserting our PATH first.  I don't recall if this was 
already that way at one time or not. Maybe I changed it when I started 
using 'addpath' (ticket #284), which is now slated for removal (#295). 
I'll add a note to remember to change path insertion.

matt wilkie
Geomatics Analyst
Information Management and Technology
Yukon Department of Environment
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On 11/12/2012 1:48 AM, Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
> Hi Matt,
> On Mon, 10. Dec 2012 at 10:45:26 -0800, Matt Wilkie wrote:
>> We choose to add osgeo4w PATH at the end of the system path on purpose,
>> in order to play lightly and cooperatively with what is already there.
> As we're not changing the system's path, putting our PATH first should be at
> save bet and mixing other stuff in might do harm (ie. break stuff in OSGeo4W
> that'd work otherwise).  I'd opt for doing it.  Did that change?  I thought it
> was already that way.
> Jürgen

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