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Re: mintty start menu icon

On 26 August 2010 18:13, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 8/26/2010 1:07 PM, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> 2010/8/26 Vincent RiviÃre:
>>> It would be nice if the mintty package could honor the unchecking of "Add
>>> icon to Start Menu"
>> Yes, that would be nice, but unfortunately setup.exe's design doesn't
>> allow for this. The start menu icon is created by the mintty
>> postinstall script, which is run before the user even gets to the "Add
>> icon to Start Menu" option. Same issue for other packages that create
>> start menu entries.
> Would it be reasonable to move that dialog (sans the "Finished" wording, of
> course) earlier in the process -- and then export the value of those
> checkboxes via env vars like your other patch?

Yes, I think that would make sense, but I'm sure setup.exe would have
some interesting complications up its sleeve. We'd also need a new
final page. Perhaps the postinstall results page could be adapted to
serve in that role.

Quite a lot of work though for what's not exactly a critical issue.


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