AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

gtg793x@mail.gatech.edu gtg793x@mail.gatech.edu
Tue Oct 25 23:46:00 GMT 2005


Quoting Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu>:
> See "man mount".  Please, please, please don't manipulate the registry
> directly if you want to stay portable.  You can easily create a batch file
> to reproduce the mounts properly.
> ...
> "User mounts" is the answer.  The CURRENT_USER tree is usually writable.
> Make sure you don't write over the existing settings if they are present.

Current XP computers I am trying to run this into give me: "Registry Editing has
been Disabled by your administrator." even if I try to write to Current_User

All I am trying to keep portable is the X server thus XWIN.exe is the only
executable I have, the only one I execute. After running the X server as the
background server I am tunneling the packets using Putty / Securecrt.

I am not able to 'mount' anything since I never run the cygwin environment. Just
the x server. And I can only run it after adding info to the registry entries.
 George T Gurdell

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