Opened 13 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#49 closed defect (fixed)

uDig Start menu shortcut doesn't work

Reported by: Mike Toews Owned by: moovida
Priority: major Component: Package
Version: Keywords: uDig
Cc: moovida

Description

From my installation, uDig cannot be opened from the Start menu:

Start > OSGeo4W > uDig

... does nothing.

Inspecting the shortcut properties, I see the target is:

"C:\WINDOWS\system32\ " C:\gnu\OSGeo4W\apps\udig\udig.exe

This should be corrected to simply:

C:\gnu\OSGeo4W\bin\udig.bat

(note that the correct OSGEO4W_ROOT needs to be set here by the installer, I think)

Attachments (1)

etc-postinstall-udig.bat.txt (504 bytes) - added by maphew 13 years ago.
fixed postinstall udig.bat

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Change History (5)

Changed 13 years ago by maphew

fixed postinstall udig.bat

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by maphew

Cc: moovida added

OSGEO4W_ROOT is set in bin\udig.bat at install time by the installer.

I've looked at the shortcut install script and fixed two errors (attached):

  • the Start Menu link had the xxmklink opath and arg parameters reversed
  • Both Start Menu and Desktop links were pointing direct to the .exe instead of the .bat as you noted.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by moovida

Owner: changed from osgeo4w-dev@… to moovida

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by moovida

Status: newassigned

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by moovida

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed
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