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Re: Installer request: Remember state of final checkboxes between runs

On 1/13/2017 11:23 PM, Brian Mathis wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 5:27 PM, cyg Simple <cygsimple@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 1/13/2017 10:14 AM, Brian Mathis wrote:
>>> Every time the installer is run, it asks to create an icon on the
>>> desktop.  I do not want an icon on my desktop, and I have to uncheck
>>> this box every time.  I have probably done this 100 times since I've
>>> been using Cygwin over the years.
>> You only need to check the boxes on initial install.
>>> The installer should remember that this option was declined and
>>> default the checkbox to that state on the next run.
>> They are not checked by default because you only need to create them
>> once.  You don't need to create them on update unless you've removed the
>> shortcuts created.
>> --
>> cyg Simple
> No, this is not correct.  If you run the install and DEselect to
> create icons, it will ask you to create them again next time.  It's
> only doing a simple check if files exist to determine if the box is
> checked.  If the files don't exist, then is asks to create them, so
> there is no way to say "never create icons".

Acknowledged.  This sounds to be an issue to me.  Are you able to
provide a patch?

cyg Simple

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