[Patch] Avoid duplicate names in /proc/registry (which may crash find)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 12 15:18:00 GMT 2008

On Dec 11 21:20, Christian Franke wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> Oh, btw.
>> I was wondering if you would be not too disgusted by the idea to add
>> some documentation about this change to the Cygwin User's Guide.
>> There's already some blurb in pathnames.sgml about the /proc/registry
>> access.  Currently it lacks a description of the entire % handling.
>> Maybe it would be helpful to break out an entire (small) section for the
>> /proc/registry access...
> 2008-12-11  Christian Franke  <franke@computer.org>
> 	* pathnames.sgml: New section for /proc/registry. Document registry
> 	name encoding.

Cool, thank you!  Patch applied.

Here's a question which occured to me when reading the doc after I had
applied it.  There's apparently still a problem which is, how do you
read the default value of a key if a value called '@' exists?  Do you
have an idea for a simple solution?

Thanks again,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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