Bug 40510 - installer does not create shortcuts for all users
Summary: installer does not create shortcuts for all users
Alias: None
Product: Tomcat 5
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Native:Packaging (show other bugs)
Version: 5.5.17
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 enhancement (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomcat Developers Mailing List
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-09-14 12:45 UTC by Brant Gurganus
Modified: 2011-08-22 15:56 UTC (History)
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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.