[ros-dev] Job offer: Linux tool to create a valid Windows Registry hive file
ionucu at videotron.ca
Wed Nov 19 19:48:24 CET 2008
So basically they just want mkhive...
It's free money guys.
On 19-Nov-08, at 1:44 PM, Maya Posch wrote:
> I'd be willing to consider this as a project, preferably as part of my
> own software company (easier for taxes and such...). I'll leave it to
> the other devs to see what they want to do with it, though.
> At any rate it seems like a legitimate offer to me.
> Martin v. Wittich wrote:
>> we are a software development company that develops and maintains a
>> Linux-based server solution called IServ, designed for use in
>> We are in business since 2003, and there are currently about 370
>> in Germany using IServ as their portal server.
>> One feature that we would like to integrate into our product is the
>> possibility to customize the ntconfig.pol file. This file, located on
>> the server's netlogon share, can deploy registry settings to Windows
>> clients - it is especially important because it can deploy
>> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE settings. This file is a binary registry hive.
>> At the
>> moment, we have to create this file manually with poledit.exe.
>> We need a Linux program which can automatically generate this file.
>> 1) It should read plain text files as input, for example an INF file.
>> 2) The resulting policy file must work with Windows 2000 and XP x86
>> clients. It should be possible to easily test this by using the
>> "Load Hive" in Regedit.
>> 3) The preferred programming language is Perl, C/C++ is also OK.
>> languages should also be possible, but only after prior consultation
>> (just to make sure nobody comes up with Java ;) ).
>> 4) The resulting source code should be released as open source, e.g.
>> under the GPL.
>> We would like the program being finished in one month. We will pay
>> EUR 300 for it. If the program is very much work and you feel you
>> more money, submit us an offer.
>> A Perl library to dump binary registry files to plain text:
>> ntconfig.pol - Our current policy. This must be generated
>> ntconfig.pol.dump - Plain text dump of that file, generated with
>> winnt.adm - Template to edit our policy file with poledit.exe.
>> Our homepage: http://iserv.eu (only in German, though)
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