Pre-1.7 registry mount points

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Jun 26 09:39:00 GMT 2013

On Jun 25 13:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 01:37:02PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >since 1.7 we don't use the registry for mount points anymore.
> >Nevertheless, setup.exe, as well as the cygwin package postinstall
> >script still test for the old, pre-1.7
> >registry mount points and either uses them (setup) or copies them over
> >to the fstab file (
> >
> >The first official 1.7 release was 2009-12-23, whiich is more than
> >three years ago.
> >
> >Does anything speak against ignoring the old registry mount points from
> >now on?  If not, I'm pretty much set up to nuke the code.
> I just nuked some old setup configuration code from about that era.
> I think you should clean this up too since we no longer support the
> legacy release.

...and there are no reasons to keep the code for other reasons,
apparently, so I removed it from setup and the base-cygwin package.


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