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Re: Backing up cygwin
On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 05:57:46PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>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.
I'm not sure why regtool would be considered a hack in this context but
I would submit that anyone who is initially perplexed by the fact that
cygwin uses the registry is undoubtedly not using heap_chunk_in_mb or
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