Accessing Windows Registry under cygwin

Jason Tishler jason at
Mon Sep 16 14:00:57 EDT 2002


On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 06:18:19PM +0100, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> Jason Tishler <jason at> writes:
> > Are you willing to help?
> I wish I were competent to help -- I have no experience with
> programming to WIN32 APIs.

Hmm...  You are the one with the itch...

> I'll download the package and have a look.

Now that's the attitude!

> It's not entirely clear from the sourceforge log what's actually
> needed next.

Why not ask via the SourceForge Patch Manager?  I'm sure that Martin or
Jerry would appreciate any help.

BTW, if you don't care about being portable with Win32 Python, then try
using the following workarounds:

    1. /proc/registry (but is read-only)
    2. regtool (but spawns another process)


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