Another registry question

Pierre A. Humblet
Wed Nov 17 04:22:00 GMT 2004

At 11:15 PM 11/16/2004 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 10:51:36PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>> contains
>>  regopt (myself->progname)
>>which looks for cygwin options in a registry key.
>>As myself->progname contains backslashes, it's not
>>a valid registry value name.
>I just tried it by putting "f:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe" under "Program Options"
>and setting the value to:
>error_start=d:/gdbtest/gdb.exe export
>It worked as expected.  When I started bash, the CYGWIN environment
>variable was set to d:/gdbtest/gdb.exe.

Oops, sorry. Backslashes are only illegal in key names.

Is/should this feature be documented somewhere?


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