Windows, GNUPGHOME, registry

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Aug 24 12:58:01 CEST 2001

On Fri, 24 Aug 2001 11:29:52 +0200, disastry  said:

> (besides... env vars are keept in registry too)

Huh? Under the PID somewhere or what, the environment is a data block
passed from one process to another when doing a CreateProcess.  Any
process can modify it as it likes.

> but it costs you nothing, and will not destroy
> current functionality (it will still read homedir from registry),

The problem is the support.  Especially under Windows you have huge
problems to figure out what happens and introducing just another
parameter makes it more worse.

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