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Re: addpm.exe missing from installation

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: addpm.exe missing from installation
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 23:05:41 +0300

> Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 12:11:17 -0600
> From: Christoph Scholtes <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden
> On 6/10/2012 10:03 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Sorry, I don't follow: aren't you invoking "make install"?  If not,
> > what Make command are you using that doesn't work?
> No. When creating the binary distribution, I do not want to install the 
> shortcuts in my start menu. That was the main reason for creating the 
> install-bin target to allow to create an in-place installation from 
> which a distribution can be created without creating the shortcuts. make 
> install will run make install-bin and then install-shortcuts, so we get 
> the normal, expected behavior including shortcuts.

So what are the commands you invoke when you prepare a binary
distribution?  Armed with that knowledge, I can find a way to keep
both "make install" and your procedure happy.

> > In general, addpm.exe is not needed, unless one wants to create or
> > update the shortcuts, which is why I didn't hesitate to move that
> > command (in its previous place, it interfered with parallel execution
> > of "make install", which was the motivation for the change).
> We should include it in the binary distribution, right?

Yes, definitely.

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