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Re: [PATCH] cygrunsrv --recovery <action>
On Oct 6 13:16, Dave Korn wrote:
> Well, of course, if you're using the API routine rather than going behind
> its back, then when M$ change the registry format, the code will continue to
> work....... that is the whole idea for an API.
> See, I think that the best generic solution to this situation is to write
> code that dynamically links to ChangeServiceConfig2 if available, and falls
> back to writing hard-formatted registry keys/values only if that is not
> available. That's both backwardly *and* forwardly compatible, as opposed to
> the current solution, which is fragile.
Sure, that's fine (and done that way in the Cygwin DLL itself).
So now just http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#SHTDI , right? ;-)
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