Patchwork D7693: help: clarify that the Windows registry key for hgrc files is systemwide

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Date Dec. 18, 2019, 3:49 a.m.
Message ID <differential-rev-PHID-DREV-osjpv7fnhpot5gpjn5ds-req@mercurial-scm.org>
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phabricator - Dec. 18, 2019, 3:49 a.m.
mharbison72 created this revision.
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REVISION SUMMARY
  Since there's no version or path info here to distinguish between installations,
  it is effectively systemwide (unless splitting hairs about the WoW64 registry
  redirection).

REPOSITORY
  rHG Mercurial

REVISION DETAIL
  https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D7693

AFFECTED FILES
  mercurial/helptext/config.txt

CHANGE DETAILS




To: mharbison72, #hg-reviewers
Cc: mercurial-devel

Patch

diff --git a/mercurial/helptext/config.txt b/mercurial/helptext/config.txt
--- a/mercurial/helptext/config.txt
+++ b/mercurial/helptext/config.txt
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ 
   - ``%USERPROFILE%\Mercurial.ini`` (per-user)
   - ``%HOME%\.hgrc`` (per-user)
   - ``%HOME%\Mercurial.ini`` (per-user)
-  - ``HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mercurial`` (per-installation)
+  - ``HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mercurial`` (per-system)
   - ``<install-dir>\hgrc.d\*.rc`` (per-installation)
   - ``<install-dir>\Mercurial.ini`` (per-installation)
   - ``%PROGRAMDATA%\Mercurial\hgrc`` (per-system)