Registry synchronisation

This is a discussion on Registry synchronisation within the Windows Programming forums, part of the Platform Specific Boards category; It says in the docs that doing reg operations without flushing can delay the changes several seconds. Does this mean ...

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    Registry synchronisation

    It says in the docs that doing reg operations without flushing can delay the changes several seconds. Does this mean if I write to the registry then immediately read from it it may read the old value, or does the delay only affect other programs that try to read right after I wrote it? (it will in fact be synchronized in my program, using a cache or something)
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    I think that just means the change being committed to disk would be delayed (are you planning a power cut?)
    As for running code, I would expect the change to be immediate via the cached registry entries in memory.
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