editreg command files
rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Tue Dec 17 20:53:00 GMT 2002
On Tue, 17 Dec 2002, John H Terpstra wrote:
> This sounds good to me.
> Suggest we stick with REGEDIT4 as the version info for now just so as NOT
> to confuse anyone (or any M$ thing).
I can't. I need to have an additional file type so we can handle REGEDIT4
files, but we also need to extend the file type to allow for additional
things REGEDIT4 does not seem to support!
> - John T.
> On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Having thought about this issue a little more, I propose using a format
> > similar to REGEDIT4. Indeed, for compatibility, I propose that editreg be
> > able to process REGEDIT4 files, and that I specify an EDITREG1.0 file
> > format as well.
> > REGEDIT4 seems to have the syntax:
> > REGEDIT4
> > \[[-]<key>\]
> > "<value-name>"=[-]|"<value-expression>"
> > Where a - in front of a key name serves to delete that key, otherwise it
> > is added, and a - after the equal sign serves to delete that value name. I
> > would imagine that an empty value name signifies the default value.
> > Since I also want to be able to deal with renaming keys, and
> > adding/changing security, the EDITREG1.0 format will be similar to the
> > above, except:
> > EDITREG1.0
> > \[[<k-cmd>:]<key>[:<new-name>]\]
> > [S:<s-cmd>:<sec-expression>[:<new-sec-exp>]]
> > [V:<v-cmd>:<val-expression>]
> > ...
> > k-cmd ::= A | D | R # Add, Delete, Rename
> > s-kmd ::= A | I<n> | D | C # Add, Insert at n, Delete, Change
> > and so on ...
> > Regards
> > -----
> > Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
> > sharpe[at]ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
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