Registry keys containing slash

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Jun 27 13:17:00 GMT 2001


On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 11:52:08AM -0700, Michael A. Chase wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
>To: "cygwin" <cygwin@sources.redhat.com>
>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
>so
>> >that I could use slashes for the keys:
>>
>> Thanks.  I'll apply this patch.  I didn't know that regtool wasn't slash
>aware.
>
>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.

That occurred to me seconds after typing "cvs commit".  I would appreciate
knowing if this still works.

Thanks,
cgf

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