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Re: Mount Windows registry into filesystem

On Mon, 7 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 10:37:10AM +0100, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> >On Mon, 7 Jul 2003, William S Fulton wrote:
> >>Is it possible to mount the registry into the filesystem?  I'd love it
> >>if one could use commands like 'ls', 'diff' and 'find' on the registry,
> >>treating keys as directories and values as files.  I have a vague
> >>recollection of a posting about this a long while back, but I can't for
> >>the life of me find it.  Ultimately my goal is to get a diff from two
> >>different registry roots.  The regtool utility doesn't seem so
> >>flexible.  Any pointers much appreciated.
> >
> >This feature is partially available now and will be fully functional,
> >IIRC, in the next CYgwin release.
> ?  It's as available now as it will be in the next release.  I'm not
> aware of any improvements for 1.5.0.

Sorry, I've been spending ages in the -developers archives and probably got
confused with some post there :-)


Elfyn McBratney, EMCB

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