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Re: Cygwin setup not saving "Create icon on Desktop" setting?
- From: Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreisert at alum dot mit dot edu>
- To: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 14:20:38 -0600
- Subject: Re: Cygwin setup not saving "Create icon on Desktop" setting?
Andrey Repin wrote:
> >> see "setup --help"
> >> -n --no-shortcuts Disable creation of desktop and start
> >> menu shortcuts
> > This is only a band-aid. It does not change the fact that the program
> > doesn't save the status of that checkbox from run to run.
> Why would you want to create shortcuts more than once? >.< I don't get it.
There are different ways to run the program. I could open up a CMD
window, cd to the cygwin directory and type ".\setup". Or I could
create a shortcut on my desktop do to this. I do it both ways,
depending on what's easiest. My setup.exe desktop shortcut uses the
-M switch, so I don't get the choice whether to create desktop
shortcuts. It just does. I thought it would remember the last
setting from run to run.
Since Christopher Faylor wrote:
> setup.exe is not designed to remember the settings.
I will add the "-n" option to my desktop shortcut. But I could swear
that at one point in time, setup saved its settings for the next time.
It must have been a dream.
Jim Reisert AD1C, <email@example.com>, http://www.ad1c.us
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