Adding Windows Start menu items#

When a package is installed, it can add a shortcut to the Windows Start menu. Conda and conda-build handle this with the package menuinst, which currently supports only Windows. For instructions on using menuinst, see the menuinst wiki.

The easiest way to ensure that a package made with conda constructor does not install any menu shortcuts is to remove menuinst from the list of conda packages included. To do this, add the following to the constuct.yaml file:

  - menuinst