Fedora 14 Update: hivex-1.2.5-2.fc14

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-04-29 02:40:39

Name        : hivex
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 1.2.5
Release     : 2.fc14
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 Perl bindings, see 'perl-hivex'.

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

Update Information:

Fix Python bindings on 32 bit architectures (thanks Hilko Bengen).

* Thu Apr 28 2011 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1.2.5-2
- Fix Python bindings on 32 bit arch with upstream patch.
* Wed Apr 13 2011 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1.2.5-1
- New upstream version 1.2.5.
- This version fixes a number of important memory issues found by
  valgrind and upgrading to this version is recommended for all users.
- Remove patch now upstream.
* Tue Sep  7 2010 Dan Horák <dan[at]danny.cz> - 1.2.2-3
- conditionalize ocaml support

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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