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RE: /etc/setup/setup.cfg ?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-apps-owner at cygwin dot com
> [mailto:cygwin-apps-owner at cygwin dot com] On Behalf Of Max Bowsher
> Sent: Sun, Mar 09, 2003 8:43a
> To: John Morrison; cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
> Subject: Re: /etc/setup/setup.cfg ?
> John Morrison wrote:
> > BTW, apart from colours, what would you store?  Whether the users
> > been asked if they want shortcuts?
> Yes, that is a prime example.
> Also, allowing the user to set persistent defaults:
> * Disable antivirus
> * Install Type
> * Proxy settings
	Yup...all of the above.  Also if you just download to a local
dir, it'd be nice to allow option to then install from local dir
w/o restarting program.

	Since the setup information is first done before a root is
created, is there any reason why to not store such values in the
registry?  If one needs multi-OS compatibility (as in non-win OS),
would could have a virtual 'readval'/'writeval' that on Win is
compiled to registry reads/writes and on other platforms does
file i/o.  Just an idea...


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