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
exclude: - menuinst