Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1999/01/25/17:52:27

From: noer AT cygnus DOT com (Geoffrey Noer)
Subject: Re: global mounts
25 Jan 1999 17:52:27 -0800 :
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To: Sergey Okhapkin <sos AT prospect DOT com DOT ru>
Cc: "'cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com'" <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>

On Mon, Jan 25, 1999, Sergey Okhapkin wrote:
> 	(mount_info::read_mounts): Remove unneeded access argument. Use 
> RegEnumKeyEx to enumerate mount points in 	current registry location where 
> each key name returned is a posix_path mount location. Use a subkey reg_key 
> to 	read the posix_path's corresponding native_path and flags.
> 	(mount_info::from_registry): Access HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
> registry with full 
> access privs (which will fail if 	not administrator).
> Now non-administrator users will not inherit global mount table... Do you 
> remember _WHY_ I introduced global mount table?

I agree that non-administrator users should be able to inherit the
global mount table.  To fix the current sources, I just need to change
the access perms to read only when reading the global area, right?

Geoffrey Noer
noer AT cygnus DOT com

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