[HEADSUP] Let's start a Cygwin 1.7 release area

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Apr 21 17:48:00 GMT 2008

On Apr 21 16:04, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 16 10:44, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Apr 15 19:28, Brian Dessent wrote:
> > >   So, with that in
> > > mind, are there any objections to simply HK{LM,CU}\Software\Cygwin?
> > 
> > Just go ahead.
> I did now.  I just checked in a change which
> - drops reading mount points from the registry entirely,
> - let the postinstall script (which still should be moved to its own
>   package) create /etc/fstab entries from the old system registry
>   mount points.
> - Sets the Cygwin parent registry keys to HKLM\Software\Cygwin and
>   HKCU\Software\Cygwin.
> I guess now the way is free for setup.exe to utilize the new registry
> locations as well.

Btw., just FYI, utils/path.cc doesn't build right now since it still
tries to pull mount points from the registry.  I'm working on changing
that to utilizing fstab files instead.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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