[patch] Don't append extra NUL to registry-strings.

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Aug 29 08:21:00 GMT 2005

On Aug 28 22:49, Bas van Gompel wrote:
> Hi,
> When RegQueryValueEx returns a string-type, the final NUL is included
> in the returned size. I suggest dropping it.

I see what you're up to, but there would be two reasons not to drop the
trailing \0.  First, the \0 is part of the "file content" in a way.  
Second, it would break backward compatibility with applications using
/proc/registry.  This latter point concerns me a bit, though it can
naturally only affect Cygwin applications.


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