Feature #551

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Set PATH before starting Smuxi on Windows

Added by Mirco Bauer 2549 days ago. Updated 2207 days ago.

Status:Closed Start:11/29/2010
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assigned to:avatarMirco Bauer % Done:

100%

Category:Frontend GNOME
Target version:0.8.9
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Votes: 0

Description

From time to time Smuxi users report issues starting Smuxi on Windows after installation. If the user has a GTK+ besides the GTK# install in the PATH then Smuxi will fail to start as GTK# will try to load the libraries from the GTK+ install and fails. As Smuxi knows where GTK# is installed (as it checks the registry for it) it can create a start script which sets PATH automatically to the right location.

Associated revisions

Revision 1ea976803f8e5f98f9229a674604bfb9883e4cc4
Added by Mirco Bauer 2207 days ago

[Frontend-GNOME] Prepend GTK# to PATH on Windows (closes: #551)

GTK# on Windows relies to load the GTK+ libraries from the right location via
the PATH which it extends during the install. This works just fine as long as
PATH is not including any other GTK+ library paths. For this reason we simply
prepend the GTK#'s library path to the PATH environment variable when running
on Windows.

History

Updated by Mirco Bauer 2229 days ago

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Updated by Mirco Bauer 2207 days ago

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Updated by Mirco Bauer 2207 days ago

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