Re: updating startmenu

Rex A. Roof (
Thu, 4 Mar 1999 10:59:03 -0500 (EST)

okay, this is one Directory specifically, thats not
sorting properly... 
all of the files have the same permissions, and the same timestamp..
and I've done the  'Update Startmenu'  option of the menu... 
and they still aren't sorted properly.... 

> > weird, it's already set to 1 ... 
> Changing StartMenuSortMode 0 to 1 should do it ... However, there is
> another factor affecting the sorting that nobody seems to mention when
> others ask about it ... Maybe this is a bug/feature that nobody else has
> noticed.
> I think your problem is that some of the directories and some of the
> files have different "permissions".  I noticed that items with different
> permissions would appear out of order (or, "of order out" as is the
> case).  That is, files with a lower umask than their ordered brethren
> will appear at the beginning, and files with a higher umask will appear
> at the end.  Thus, out of order.
> So, all you have to do is ensure that you have uniform permissions
> assigned to items of the same type.  I think this is what David Mihm is
> hinting at with the find and xargs and touch thingy.