Transient registry entries?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Apr 3 16:05:03 CST 2003

Mike Hearn <mike at> writes:

> Install time is an extra step that would increase packaging
> complexity.

We will need a way to create the initial registry anyway,
'regedit winedefault.reg' is clearly not enough, we need to do the dll
registration etc. So it can be added there.

> Wine startup would hit startup time. Perhaps, check if the keys exist at
> startup and if they don't, create them? If the network config changes
> perhaps a small winelib app that recalculates the keys could be used -
> tying into kernel notifications could come later. Would that be OK?

You should be able to do that with a script that calls regedit IMO, no
need for a Winelib app.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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