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Re: mem allocation / heap_chunk
Fabrice Marchal wrote:
> Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc.) wrote:
>> Fabrice Marchal wrote:
>>> Randall R Schulz wrote:
>>>> It would seem that the answer is right there on the page you
>>>> referenced. You can script a change to that registry entry via the
>>>> Cygwin regtool script. You can do this in an install or
>>>> post-install script or upon each invocation of your application,
>>>> providing it's invoked via a script.
>>> I can write a script, but then it would require to install cygwin
>>> and bash (and maybe other things) for the
>>> end-user, while at the moment I just provide the cygwin.dll. I was
>>> looking for something that uses the
>>> cygwin_XXX API.
>> There is no Cygwin API. You might be able to do something with
>> /proc/registry eventually. Of course, you can always use Win32 APIs.
> If I try to change the /proc/registry/.. ../Cygwin/heap_chunk_in_mb
> file, it is an Administrator owned file and cannot be overwritten by
> a user. Is the /proc/registry directory created each time a cygwin
> program starts?
No. It's a virtual directory. It's also read only. Use regtool.
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