Bug 40510

Summary: installer does not create shortcuts for all users
Product: Tomcat 5 Reporter: Brant Gurganus <gurganbl>
Component: Native:PackagingAssignee: Tomcat Developers Mailing List <dev>
Severity: enhancement    
Priority: P2    
Version: 5.5.17   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: PC   
OS: Windows XP   

Description Brant Gurganus 2006-09-14 12:45:47 UTC
The Windows installer only creates shortcuts for the installing user. It 
should be creating shortcuts for all users.
Comment 1 Mark Thomas 2006-12-24 20:17:53 UTC
It would certainly be nice to provide this as an option so changing this to an
Comment 2 Yoav Shapira 2007-03-25 14:44:33 UTC
If someone who knows more than I do about Windows installers and how to create
shortcuts for all users can provide a patch to our install script, I'd be glad
to evaluate and test it out.
Comment 3 Mark Thomas 2011-06-23 22:02:35 UTC
This has been fixed for 7.0.x and will be included in 7.0.17 onwards.

It will be proposed for back-port in a package along with bug 33363 and bug 50949.
Comment 4 Mark Thomas 2011-06-24 18:57:33 UTC
This has been proposed for back-port to 5.5.x and 6.0.x.
Comment 5 Mark Thomas 2011-08-22 15:56:35 UTC
This has been fixed in 5.5.x and 6.0.x.

It is included in 6.0.33 onwards and will be included in 5.5.34 onwards.