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Re: Mount Windows registry into filesystem
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 09:19:57AM +0100, William S Fulton wrote:
> > Is it possible to mount the registry into the filesystem?
> It is already. Try `ls -l /proc/registry'
Neat. Is there any way to tell the type of the key's value using this
interface? For example if I wanted to modify a key's value through
"echo foo > /prog/registry/.../Key", how do I tell Cygwin that I want
the type to be REG_EXPAND_SZ, REG_DWORD, REG_MULTI_SZ, REG_SZ, etc?
Conversely is there a way to determine the type when reading? It
appears that Cygwin does what you expect (e.g. returning a \0 delimited
list for REG_MULTI_SZ) but is there any way to ask it directly?
This is yet another really cool Cygwin feature that I had no idea about
until now... :-)
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