Registry keys containing slash

Michael A. Chase
Wed Jun 27 12:04:00 GMT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
To: "cygwin" <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 10:37
Subject: Re: Can regtool be used to rename a key?

> On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 03:35:08PM +0100, Keith Starsmeare wrote:

> >Incidentally, is there a reason that regtool likes backslashes so much?
> >They're a pain in the butt from the command line. I submit this wee tweak
> >that I could use slashes for the keys:
> Thanks.  I'll apply this patch.  I didn't know that regtool wasn't slash

I'm a bit concerned about what would happen with the patch if I try to
create a key that contains '/'.  I'll try it myself tonight, but maybe you
can allay my fears a little earlier.

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