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Re: potential fix for cygwin's "no system bell" problem
On Tue, 3 Jan 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 02:12:13PM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> >FWIW, this will only work on WinXP. Win2k uses 'ding.wav' instead.
> >'ding.wav' is also present on XP, so as a catch-all solution, using that
> >may be better.
> Maybe you should have checked on the current state of the sources before
> sending this email?
OTOH, there's still a potential (minor) problem with the new fix, as it
hard-codes the Windows directory into the entry. On my WinXP system, it
is set to '%SystemRoot%\media\Windows XP Ding.wav', which, I presume, is
of type REG_SZ_EXPAND. FWIW, Win2k uses just "ding.wav", with no path.
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