[osgeo4w-dev] Re: msys update

Martin Landa landa.martin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 05:19:35 EST 2012

Hi Matt,

2012/2/8 Matt Wilkie <matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca>:

> `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

13-16 are

rem to represent.

rem ember value of GOTO: is used to know recursion has happened.
if "%1" == "GOTO:" goto %2
I guess you are referring to something else.

> 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"

I would assume that only one line is needed, right?

> 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).

Done. Thanks for very useful tips.


Martin Landa <landa.martin gmail.com> * http://geo.fsv.cvut.cz/~landa

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