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Re: Mount Windows registry into filesystem
- From: andrew brian clegg <a dot clegg at mail dot cryst dot bbk dot ac dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2003 11:38:15 +0100 (BST)
- Subject: Re: Mount Windows registry into filesystem
On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> > Suggestion to those who know about these things: being able to go
> > file /proc/registry/HKEY_CURRENT_USER/blahblahblah
> > and have it return the type would be way cool. Or would that involve a
> > really ugly hack?
> Kinda, 'cos `file' uses stock source (i.e. fileutils) and this would require
> changing it somewhat.
That's what I was afraid of, spreading cygwarts all over things like file
might not endear us to the rest of the posix world :)
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