wish: setup.exe should remember the desktop icon setting

Andrew Schulman schulman.andrew@epa.gov
Mon Feb 23 01:53:00 GMT 2015

> Hi,
> when I run setup.exe for the first time, it shows a checkbox somewhere
> at the end of the wizard, allowing me to create a Cygwin icon on the
> desktop.
> I donÂ’t want this icon, so I uncheck that box. But when I later run
> setup.exe again, the checkbox is checked again, and I have to manually
> uncheck it again.
> setup.exe should remember the last setting of the checkbox.

Running setup with the -n switch, 

  setup-x86_64.exe -n

disables creation of the shortcuts.  You can easily add the -n switch to a
desktop shortcut that you use to run setup, so you don't get bothered by this

Run setup-x86_6.exe --help to see a list of all of the supported command-line


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