HEADS-UP: Modular X11 (ALL maintainers, please read)
Hannu E K Nevalainen
Tue Apr 18 18:09:00 GMT 2006
Sorry for writing in a shorthand style. Please fill in the missing words of
And as a precaution;
in case CGF happens to read this and finds anything upsetting:
"No personal offense intended!" ;-)
Remember; I would NOT be here writing this unless I lkied cygwin a lot.
In the process of creating new X packages, might it be possible to begin
have a (type of) "cleanup" happen at the same time?
What I'm asking for is:
1) more coordination, please!
2) A SINGLE Start->Programs->Cygwin item, please - *subitems* preferred.
As it is now cygwin and some of the dependant stuff is littering the start
menu with loads of duplicate items; created by diverse packages. (1)
IM(VSP)O this is a must have (2):
$ cd /etc/X11
$ diff -u0 X-start-menu-icons-list.orig X-start-menu-icons-list
--- X-start-menu-icons-list.orig 2006-04-18 19:37:07.343750000 +0200
+++ X-start-menu-icons-list 2006-04-18 19:37:33.796875000 +0200
@@ -4 +4 @@
-TOPFOLDER="$(cygpath -A -P)/Cygwin-X"
+TOPFOLDER="$(cygpath -A -P)/Cygwin/X"
Suggestion in a short sentence:
Make the cygwin base package create Start->Programs->Cygwin, other packages
(possibly) create subitem-folders if they find that necessary (a folder per
IMVSPO - In My Very Strong Personal Opinion
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