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Re: Cygwin errors after altering Windows command prompt shortcut (???)
- From: Pat Tressel <ptressel at myuw dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:24:25 -0800
- Subject: Re: Cygwin errors after altering Windows command prompt shortcut (???)
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>>>> It's even weirder, than you'd think.
>>>> Hint: reg:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console
>>The MSYS part of msysgit doesn't muck with registry keys. Maybe
>>something with tksh that it uses does.
> Since HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console has subkeys (on my machine) for bash
> and cmd, perhaps the key is created and maintained by Window's console
> handling facilities. ?Seems to me to be more likely than a cygwin shell
> knowing about and needing the Windows registry.
> Just a guess.
On my system, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console has a Cygwin subkey (and a Git
Bash subkey, but I don't use Git Bash). I don't know if that is still
in use (given comments re. Cygwin not needing the registry any longer,
which I may have misinterpreted), but with the odd behavior, maybe it
is still in use.
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