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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin DLL 1.1.2
- To: "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin DLL 1.1.2
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2000 01:51:36 -0400
- Cc: salikhyan dot shamsutdinov at intel dot com
- References: <DF8330E539B6D211AC4700A0C9E007823DCBF9@hasmsx90.iil.intel.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 10:38:14PM -0700, Shamsutdinov, Salikhyan wrote:
>Where I can find info about this fix?
>- Scan LOCAL_MACHINE registry as well as current user registry when
> looking for per-program cygwin options.
>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.
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
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:
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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