HKEYs used for mount in NT registry

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Sat Aug 1 18:28:00 GMT 1998


---"Christopher G. Faylor" <cgf@cygnus.com> wrote:
>
> In article <01BDBAD5.F2190BD0.bills.cygnus.gnu-win32@warwick.net>,
> bills <bills@warwick.net> wrote:
> >Is there any way to control which HKEY is used to store mount
information 
> >in the registry?
> >
> >Poking through the registry I find mounts 00 - 1d in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, 
> >which have no value assigned to them, and the mounts that appear to
be used 
> >in HKEY_CURRENT_USER.
> >
> >This works just fine as long as only one person uses the machine. 
When 
> >multiple persons are using a PC you have to set up the mounts every
time a 
> >different person logs on.  Keeping the mounts on 10 machines with
13 people 
> >using them becomes a nightmare.
> 
> The mount table in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE is global.  If you copy the
mounts
> from the HKEY_CURRENT_USER then these mounts will be the default
mounts.

Is there a plan to allow a switch to the mount command to specify
--global, --user or --both with a default of --user in the next major
release?

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