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Re: Re: Mapping of Windows registry not complete
- From: Julien <serval2412 at yahoo dot fr>
- To: Christian Franke <Christian dot Franke at t-online dot de>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:52:34 +0100
- Subject: Re: Re: Mapping of Windows registry not complete
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Le -10/01/-28163 20:59, Christian Franke a écrit :
Julien Nabet wrote:
In fact, I can't test any more since I uninstall Cygwin (registry
cleaning + cygwin directory) and can't succeed in reinstall it again.
I'm trying to compile Libreoffice on Windows with Cygwin. For this,
I had to install some softs including Microsoft Visual C++ Express 8.
When I launched configuration part of Libreoffice (so just before
compiling), I noticed that some config elements weren't found.
By taking a look about the cause of this, I saw that Windows registry
mapped by Cygwin located in /proc/registry wasn't complete.
For example I've got :
/proc/registry/HKLM/Software/Microsoft/VC8 (since I'm right now on
Linux, the path is not exactly this one but that's the idea) but
nothing in it whereas I can see with regedit there are keys and subkeys.
I could not reproduce this. Please provide output of:
$ uname -rs
$ cd /proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft
$ stat VisualStudio/8.0
$ ls -la VisualStudio/8.0
If 'ls' output is actually empty, retry with Cygwin shell running as
(ls /proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SAM/SAM should work then).
Please note that the Express editions of Visual Studio put some
subkeys to a different location:
A configuration script expecting Express edition might not work with a
regular edition and vice versa.
Each time I try, I've got a Windows error blue screen (BSoD).
Of course, I know there could be interaction with other softs, so i
deactivated Avast for example and use no software meanwhile (I thought
it could be the fact to use Firefox during install for example) but no way.
I appreciate your help but now I don't want to waste some time to guess
the cause of this BSoD so I return to Linux.
Thank you for having answered.
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