[osgeo4w-dev] msys update

Matt Wilkie matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca
Wed Feb 8 17:29:56 EST 2012

Hi Martin,

Thanks for updating the msys package, and doubly, no /triply /so, for 
keeping such good notes! (http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/wiki/pkg-msys)

`apps\msys\msys.bat` could be simplified a little bit by changing lines 
13-16 inclusive as they just duplicate what o4w_env.bat always does 
anyway. This also enables msys to be portable.

    rem source OSGeo4W changes
    call "~dp0\..\..\bin\o4w_env.bat

And in `postinstall\msys.bat` setting the window property for the menu 
and desktop shortcuts to 7 (minimized) will stop the console window 
flicker on startup:

    xxmklink ... "msys" *7* "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\apps\msys\m.ico"
    xxmklink ... "msys" *7* "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\apps\msys\m.ico"

(and if you took the first suggestion, the txtreplace line can also be 

If you add 'maintainer: MartinLanda" to the `setup.hint` file the 
package vesions page will show your name and link trac homepage 
automatically (http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/versions.html).

cheers and thanks again,

matt wilkie
Geomatics Analyst
Information Management and Technology
Yukon Department of Environment
10 Burns Road * Whitehorse, Yukon * Y1A 4Y9
867-667-8133 Tel * 867-393-7003 Fax

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