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From: "Christopher Faylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I don't anticipate that they will ever go away, so I think we should
> with having setup.exe create the "old style" method. It will keep the
> code size down in setup.exe.
Actually it won't - we already create .lnk files for the start menu. (It
was aiming to reduce that overhead that caused my question.
> Or, maybe this will become a non-issue when/if setup.exe is split in
> since we'll be able to use cygwin tar at that point.
Not really, because the inital bootstrap may well have shortcuts in it.