TMP and TEMP get redefined, but I need the original values

Roland Bluethgen calocybe@web.de
Tue Jun 14 18:21:00 GMT 2011


szgyg wrote:
> Windows stores the environment variables in the registry, under 
> `HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment' and 
> `HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session 
> Manager\Environment'. You can access these through /proc/registry in 
> cygwin. For an example see the PRINTER setting in /etc/profile.

That is an excellent note. Documentation can be found at
http://www.cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-specialnames.html. The regtool 
might be also useful in this regard.



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