[ros-dev] Job offer: Linux tool to create a valid Windows Registry hive file
gedmurphy at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 15:11:59 CET 2008
Have a look at mkhive in the reactos /tools folder.
This does exactly what you need, reading inf files and building a resulting
The only problem to this being usable for you right away, is the fact that
the resulting hive can't be read by the NT kernel.
However, as Filip stated, adding security attributes should fix this.
From: ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org [mailto:ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org] On
Behalf Of Martin v. Wittich
Sent: 20 November 2008 13:04
To: ReactOS Development List
Subject: Re: [ros-dev] Job offer: Linux tool to create a valid Windows
Registry hive file
> Christoph told me that they already tried to use cmlib to generate the
> and it didn't work, but I have no detailed information.
Not exactly cmlib, because we're not very experienced with C. We have
tinkered a bit with pyhive and got it running on x86 with help from IRC,
but as we essentially don't know anything about Windows internals, we
gave up on figuring out why the resulting hives wouldn't load in Windows.
Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
Martin v. Wittich
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Telefon: +49 531 380 4450
E-Mail: martin.von.wittich at iserv.eu
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