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Re: Backing up cygwin

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 11:40:13PM +0000, Luciano wrote:
>Well, thanks for making me aware of the other two things that he 
>mentioned, although I still have no idea of what he is talking about 

Then, as I suspected, you don't have to worry about anything but the
mount table.

>Now, why not store these things in goold old fuzzy and warm text 
>files? Registry sucks, and it sucks badly.

You seem to be missing the point that you shouldn't be worrying about
where such things as the mount table are stored.  Just use 'mount -m'.

But the real answer to your question is that we store things in the
registry just for the sake of pure old fashioned meanness.  If you are
perturbed about this, then we've done our job.

It's really just sheer coincidence that cygwin works at all.  It's real
job is just to royally piss people off with little things like storing
values in the registry and making it hard to use network shares over


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