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Re: [HEADSUP] Let's start a Cygwin 1.7 release area


On Apr 21 19:48, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 21 16:04, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Apr 16 10:44, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Apr 15 19:28, Brian Dessent wrote:
> > > >   So, with that in
> > > > mind, are there any objections to simply HK{LM,CU}\Software\Cygwin?
> > > 
> > > Just go ahead.
> > 
> > I did now.  I just checked in a change which
> > 
> > - drops reading mount points from the registry entirely,
> > 
> > - let the postinstall script (which still should be moved to its own
> >   package) create /etc/fstab entries from the old system registry
> >   mount points.
> > 
> > - Sets the Cygwin parent registry keys to HKLM\Software\Cygwin and
> >   HKCU\Software\Cygwin.
> > 
> > I guess now the way is free for setup.exe to utilize the new registry
> > locations as well.
> Btw., just FYI, utils/ doesn't build right now since it still
> tries to pull mount points from the registry.  I'm working on changing
> that to utilizing fstab files instead.

it just occured to me that I need the exact key name which setup will
use to store the root directory of the installation.  I nedd it to get
cygcheck working, even if it's not installed into the same path as the
Cygwin DLL.


??? = "Setup\root" maybe?  Or with a version number?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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