[PATCH] New '--install-type' option for cygcheck?

Max Bowsher maxb@ukf.net
Thu Mar 27 12:44:00 GMT 2003

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 08:00:24AM -0000, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
>>> I've been working on a new option for `cygcheck' that checks who Cygwin
>>> was installed for. This could be used when users on the mailing list
>>> have problems running services when the installation was done for "Just
>>> Me", executing files in the same situation etc. Would this be a
>>> desirable feature? Yes/no...patch attached :-)
>> Sorry, forgot this...
>> 2003-03-27  Elfyn McBratney  <elfyn@exposure.org.uk>
>> * utils/cygcheck.cc (longopts): Add install-type option.
>> (opts): Add 'i' install-type option.
>> (check_install_type): New function.
>> (main): Accommodate new install_type option.
> Well, the problem is that you're checking in HKLM first.  You should
> check the HKCU key first since this would override the existing same
> key in HKLM.  Probably it would be nice(tm) if cygcheck reports
> always both keys if they both exist and print some warning about this
> (hmm, I'm musing if it makes sense to print a suggestion to drop the
> HKCU key in that case...)
> Corinna
> PS: Your ChangeLog is incorrect (think "tabs") ;-)

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