[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin DLL 1.1.2

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Thu Jun 8 09:06:00 GMT 2000

At 12:51 AM 6/8/00, Chris Faylor wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 10:38:14PM -0700, Shamsutdinov, Salikhyan wrote:
>>What options do you have for programs in the registry. What registry keys
>>can I use besides mount table?
>Currently the only documentation is in the source.

This email message seems like pretty good documentation to me!;-)

>Cygwin will scan the registry for CYGWIN environment variable options
>for a specific program.  You have to create a new key:
>    HKCU\Software\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin\Program Options
>                  or
>    HKLM\Software\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin\Program Options
>Each string name under this category is either the word "default" or is
>the full Windows path (including drive) of a program.  The string value
>is a CYGWIN environment variable option string like "binmode or
>So, if you have inetd installed in /usr/sbin and your root is c:\cygwin,
>you'd set up a key like this:
>    HKLM
>      Software
>        Cygnus Solutions
>          Cygwin
>            Program Options
>              c:\cygwin\usr\sbin\inetd.exe
>                binmode notitle tty
>If you substitute the word "default" for the c:\cygwin\usr\sbin\inetd.exe
>then this will set the default cygwin setting for any program not specified
>There is currently no tool available for setting these options.  You have
>to use regedit directly to manipulate them.
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