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RE: Cygwin errors after altering Windows command prompt shortcut (???)
- From: "Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]" <BBuchbinder at niaid dot nih dot gov>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:22:41 -0500
- Subject: RE: Cygwin errors after altering Windows command prompt shortcut (???)
Earnie Boyd sent the following at Wednesday, February 29, 2012 7:49 AM
>On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 9:27 PM, Pat Tressel wrote:
>>> It's even weirder, than you'd think.
>>> Hint: reg:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console
>The MSYS part of msysgit doesn't muck with registry keys. Maybe
>something with tksh that it uses does.
Since HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console has subkeys (on my machine) for bash
and cmd, perhaps the key is created and maintained by Window's console
handling facilities. Seems to me to be more likely than a cygwin shell
knowing about and needing the Windows registry.
Just a guess.
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