Jeff Zaroyko : wineusr: Revise documentation about editing the registry.
julliard at winehq.org
Thu Jul 15 10:28:20 CDT 2010
Author: Jeff Zaroyko <jeffz at jeffz.name>
Date: Thu Jul 15 14:51:11 2010 +1000
wineusr: Revise documentation about editing the registry.
en/wineusr-configuring.sgml | 13 ++++---------
1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
diff --git a/en/wineusr-configuring.sgml b/en/wineusr-configuring.sgml
index ba3e3df..67342ac 100644
@@ -404,11 +404,6 @@
In order for Wine to store and access settings in a separate
configuration file would require a separate set of code to basically
do the same thing as the Win32 API's Wine already implements.
- Finally, unlike Windows, the Wine registry is written in plain text
- and can be changed using your favorite text editor. While most sane
- system administrators (and Wine developers) curse madly at the twisted
- nature of the Windows registry, it is still necessary for Wine to
- support it somehow.
@@ -516,15 +511,15 @@
upgrade your settings. This is no longer necessary.
- Like we mentioned, you can edit those .reg files using whatever text
- editor you want. Just make sure Wine isn't running when you do
- it, otherwise all of the changes will be lost.
+ It is not advisable to edit these files to modify the registry
+ as they are managed by Wine internally. Use regedit.exe, reg.exe
+ or any program which uses the standard registry functions.
- An easier way to access and change the registry is with the
+ An easy way to access and change the registry is with the
tool <filename>regedit</filename>. Similar to the Windows
program it replaces, regedit serves to provide a system level
view of the registry containing all of the keys. Simply run
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