Jpackage Windows shortcuts
andy.herrick at oracle.com
Thu Jan 17 15:59:57 UTC 2019
yes - seeing several problems when space in app name - filed JDK-8217331
<https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8217331> and will address.
On 1/17/2019 10:37 AM, Scott Palmer wrote:
> I'm creating a MSI installer. My application name did have spaces in
> it. I can confirm that changing the --name parameter to something
> without spaces avoids the issue, though this is still clearly a bug
> that needs to be fixed.
> It also seems that uninstall does not work. When I attempt it I get
> this error message from Add/Remove Programs:
> [Window Title]
> Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not
> have the appropriate permissions to access the item.
> I can run C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe, so I'm not clear on what
> the real issue is. Maybe a bad message from Windows and the path that
> can't be accessed is a parameter to msiexec??
> I'm using Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.17134.471]
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 8:20 AM Andy Herrick <andy.herrick at oracle.com
> <mailto:andy.herrick at oracle.com>> wrote:
> Simple tests of --win-menu and --win-shortcut options on Windows 7
> working for me. Shortcuts are created as expected when running
> the exe or msi installer generated.
> Can you share the full OS version and full command you use , perhaps
> some combination of options is not working.
> On 1/16/2019 7:47 PM, Scott Palmer wrote:
> > Are the flags to create shortcuts in the start menu and on the
> desktop supposed to be working at this point? I tried them and
> they had no effect.
> > Scott
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