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Re: Backing up cygwin
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 17:57:46 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Backing up cygwin
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 11 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 04:56:11PM +0000, Luciano wrote:
> >Registry keys! Of course. Windows programmers can't live without good
> >old hard-to-backup-and-restore Registry keys. >>:-(
> Um, it's the mount table. Use mount -m to backup your mounts. That is
> why it was designed.
Sorry, but not quite. There are some settings there besides mounts,
notably "heap_chunk_in_mb" and "Program Options". Until there's a
command-line tool to access those (well, regtool, of course, but that's
more of a hack), backing up the registry is the only choice.
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