Fedora 16 Update: hivex-1.3.3-1.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-11-30 01:31:06

Name        : hivex
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 1.3.3
Release     : 1.fc16
URL         : http://libguestfs.org/
Summary     : Read and write Windows Registry binary hive files
Description :
Hive files are the undocumented binary blobs that Windows uses to
store the Windows Registry on disk.  Hivex is a library that can read
and write to these files.

'hivexsh' is a shell you can use to interactively navigate a hive
binary file.

'hivexregedit' lets you export and merge to the textual regedit

'hivexml' can be used to convert a hive file to a more useful XML

In order to get access to the hive files themselves, you can copy them
from a Windows machine.  They are usually found in
%systemroot%\system32\config.  For virtual machines we recommend
using libguestfs or guestfish to copy out these files.  libguestfs
also provides a useful high-level tool called 'virt-win-reg' (based on
hivex technology) which can be used to query specific registry keys in
an existing Windows VM.

For OCaml bindings, see 'ocaml-hivex-devel'.

For Perl bindings, see 'perl-hivex'.

For Python bindings, see 'python-hivex'.

For Ruby bindings, see 'ruby-hivex'.

Update Information:

Update to hivex 1.3.3.
- Includes update to latest gnulib (RHBZ#756981).
- Support for Python 3 upstream (RHBZ#752916).
- Syntax for deleting registry keys is fixed (RHBZ#737944).
- Various fixes to hivexml.
- Additional API functions for getting metadata length of nodes and values.
- Fix OCaml binding of Hivex.value_type.

* Tue Nov 29 2011 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1.3.3-1
- New upstream version 1.3.3.
- Rebased gnulib to work around RHBZ#756981.
- Remove patches which are now upstream.
* Mon Oct 24 2011 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1.3.2-3
- New upstream version 1.3.2.
- Add upstream patch to fix building of hivexsh, hivexget.

  [ 1 ] Bug #752916 - hivex does not support Python 3
  [ 2 ] Bug #737944 - virt-win-reg hyphen (delete key) syntax may be wrong, and is not documented

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update hivex' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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