regtool support for remote registry

egor duda deo@logos-m.ru
Fri Jun 7 01:39:00 GMT 2002


Hi!

Thursday, 06 June, 2002 Corinna Vinschen cygwin-patches@cygwin.com wrote:

CV> On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 02:11:46PM +0400, Egor Duda wrote:
>>   Attached patch allows regtool to access registry on remote hosts,
>> e.g.:
>> 
>> regtool get \\bumba\machine\software\microsoft\windows\currentVersion\programFilesDir

CV> Just a question:  Wouldn't it make sense to use a syntax as rcp/scp:
CV>   regtool get bumba:\machine\software\microsoft\...
CV> This together with the capability to use forward slashes looks
CV> more unixy:
CV>   regtool get bumba:/machine/software/microsoft/...
CV> In this context I see for the first time, that the usage doesn't
CV> say anything about using forward slashes.   Shouldn't we add a word
CV> that this is possible, too?

No probs. This should support both formats.

Egor.            mailto:deo@logos-m.ru ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19
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