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RE: All Cygwin versions:How do I modify the Cygwin information stored in the registry?

From: Helge Kleve@xxx; Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 4:12 AM
> Hello, I have tried to set a variable in the windows registry for the
mounting of cygwin directories. 
> This is to have the possibility to switch between different cygwin
installations without changing the registry.
> But is way don't work!!
> It seems that it is the Type REG_EXPAND_SZ that causes the error. 
> Is it possible that the Type REG_EXPAND_SZ is not right support by
>I will switch between a local installation and a installion on a net
drive and to change a environment variable is a easy way to do this job.
> thanks for help
> helge

Do not edit the registry for cygwin.  Use mount, umount, and regtool*.
In this case, you will probably only need mount.  Launch cygwin from a
batch file that sets up the mount table before launching bash (or
whatever shell you are using).


* regtool example:

Good Luck.

- Barry

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