Avoid collisions between parallel installations of Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Oct 15 16:17:00 GMT 2009

On Oct 15 16:03, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Quoting Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com>:
>> Does it hurt?  No.  There's only one such entry per installation path.
>> Your thumb drive, typically using the same drive letter every time
>> it's used on a machine, will result in one entry.
> Too bad.  Really I want to leave zero dust when the thumb drive is removed.

No way, right now, given the "Program Options".  I think the trade-off
of adding a single entry to the registry to know a path were a DLL has
been installed once is worth its money if it helps to track down
potential problems in the long run.  It's just one grain of dust in the
big picture ;)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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