Tools that Access or Modify the System Registry

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In addition to files, tools on Windows might access or modify the system registry. Use the --emake-reg-roots command-line option to specify a key to mirror. You can specify more than one key by separating multiple entries with semicolons:


In addition, you can specify exception keys to not mirror the system registry by prefixing the key with a “ ” character. For example:


which means “mirror all keys and values under Foo except the keys in Foo\Base.

To ensure compatibility with Microsoft Visual Studio, the registry root specification automatically includes: