Jpackage Windows shortcuts
swpalmer at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 16:21:52 UTC 2019
Note that the uninstall is still failing after I removed the spaces from
the app name. I didn't mean to imply these issues were related.
On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM Andy Herrick <andy.herrick at oracle.com>
> 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>
>> Simple tests of --win-menu and --win-shortcut options on Windows 7 are
>> working for me. Shortcuts are created as expected when running either
>> 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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